We visited here on the last day of our eastern India tour and it was a good thing to see the cementry. So much to read and see when you enter the place with writings on the... read more
KOHIMA WAR CEMETERY lies on the battle ground of Garrison Hill. No trace...
KOHIMA WAR CEMETERY lies on the battle ground of Garrison Hill. No trace remains of the bungalow, which was destroyed in the fighting, but white concrete lines mark and preserve permanently the historic tennis court.
The cemetery now contains 1,420 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War.
At the highest point in the cemetery stands the KOHIMA CREMATION MEMORIAL commemorating 917 Hindu and Sikh soldiers whose remains were cremated in accordance with their faith.