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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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  • A well kept war cemetry, large grass, abig cross and many lines of gravestones, one for everyone who died, mainly at constructing the railway line, with name, nationality, unit and age. A sad and touc...  more »
  • This was our first stop on the trip from Bangkok to the bridge. Very sobering, a lovely cared for memory to those who lost their lives. The grounds are manicured and are an endless show of respect to ...  more »
  • This is quite well maintained and no entrance fee. Felt quite saddened as it's a grim reminder of a war. Message on the grave ( do not know what to be called, sorry about it), mentioned loving father ...  more »

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