Departures

Yangon Untravelled - 6

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Photos by Phyo Thiha

The Rangoon War Cemetery
(Kyun Taw Road, San Chaung
Township)

On the topic of graves, the Rangoon War Cemetery (lesser-known that the Taukkyan War Cemetery north of the city) contains the graves or memorials honouring the memory of 1,381 soldiers who died in the Second World War and 56 soldiers who died in Rangoon during the First World War.


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