Commonwealth War Cemetery Thanbyuzayat
(Myanmar - Thanbyuzayat)
Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery is one of the three war cemeteries where the remains of prisoners-of-war rest, who died during the construction of the Burma-Siam-Railway. The graves are brought together from many locations along the railway.
The construction of the Burma-Siam-Railway took place from October 1942 to December 1943. In total, about 13,000 prisoners-of-war and 80,000 to 10,000 civilians died during the construction.
Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery contains 3,149 Commonwealth war graves. There are also 621 Dutch war graves.
- Text: Fedor de Vries
- Photos: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
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