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The majority of the

The majority of the Commonwealth war dead commemorated in Namibia died during operations in World War 1. Burials vary from medium size military plots in municipal cemeteries to singleton graves on farmland. In most of the cemeteries Commonwealth and German casualties are buried side by side. Prominent sites can be found in Windhoek, Swakopmund, Aus, Lüderitz, Karibib, Keetmanshoop, St Mary’s Odibo and Gibeon Station. All Commonwealth War Graves in Namibia are maintained by staff at The Commission’s Branch Office, located in South Africa. All enquiries should be directed to: Commonwealth War Graves Commission 265 Zircon Street Lyttelton Manor Postnet Suite 88, Private Bax X1015 Lyttelton Manor, Centurion 0157 South Africa Tel: +27(0)12 663 7285 E-Mail:

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