Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, Thanbyuzayat

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Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery is a Burma Railway related POW cemetery in Burma (Myanmar).It is located at the Burmese end of the construction range of the second world war railway construction, in Thanbyuzayat, and it was considered the location of the terminus of the railway.War deadThere are 3,617 former POWs buried there, 1,651 British; 1,335 Australians; 621 Dutch; 15 Indian Army; 3 New Zealanders; one Canadian. There are 621 Dutch war graves, the rest being from Britain and the Commonwealth.
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  • This is a special place, the joint cemetery and resting place of many Allied soldiers. Myself and my father visited last year, we were welcomed by the groundskeeper who did an excellent job of maintai...  more »
  • A Worthwhile visit to honour all our men who died for their countries at war at the hands of the Japanese on the Thai-Burma railway. Very sad seeing those so young and now knowing how they suffered. T...  more »
  • The fact that so many of my countrymen are burried here, made this trip a must-see being in Hpa-An. As a child I grew up with the stories of the Burma railway, to finally be here and see all those gra...  more »

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