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Address: Labuan Island, Malaysia
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Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery which contains a total number...

Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery which contains a total number of 3,900 burials.

The cemetery lies on the Jalan Tanjong Batu road which leads from the airport to the town. It is less than a kilometre from the airport and about 3 kilometres from the Island's town; Victoria.

Within the Cemetery will be found the Labuan Memorial and the Labuan Cremation Memorial.

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A Serene Place

I came to Borneo as part of an arranged tour. I had hoped to get here as I knew my Uncle was buried here and no-one of the family had ever managed to visit. My guide had... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Poole, United Kingdom
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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I came to Borneo as part of an arranged tour. I had hoped to get here as I knew my Uncle was buried here and no-one of the family had ever managed to visit. My guide had arranged for me to visit here. What a lovely place this is. It is so peaceful, tidy and just a lovely feeling. Although... More 

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Putrajaya, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Labuan War Cemetery is the final resting place for thousands of soldiers who were fall during the World War 2. It is located near to Tanjung Batu Beach and Tiara Labuan Hotel. The landscape is well-maintained and the atmosphere is so calm. Informative board telling the history events are provided in the cemetery for visitors to understand better about the... More 

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Selangor
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Labuan Malaysia, Labuan War Memorial. A solemn/heartfelt cerebration of remembrance day. In Malaysia, Labuan, we were there for our Dad whose Comrades were Australians, New Zealanders, British, Indians, Gurkhas and Malaysians. The ceremony, on the well manicured lawn of the cemetary where 3908 graves of soldiers in perfectly squared platoons, was held on Sunday's 13/11/2016, the nearest weekend to the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Canadian Veteran of 28 years. Attended Remembrance day ceremony Nov 2016. Pleasant ceremony. Well kept grounds.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful and sensitive rememberance service. Well organised. Special mention to Mr Willie Teo for organising this very moving event. I will be attending next year in November.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Commonwealth World War II graveyard in Labuan, Borneo. Many of the personnel buried in this cemetery

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

As with all war cemeteries this has been perfectly laid out to honour those who made the ultimate sacrifice

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Is a commonwealth World War II Many of personnel buried in this cemetery were killed during the Japanese Invasion of Borneo.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Beautifully maintained, closely mown turf, and where the annual ceremony is held by the WWII veterans especially from Australia. The final resting place for Australian, and Indian soldiers who sacrificed their lives during the war. At the centre is the Cross of Sacrifice dedicated to the soldiers buried here. You can take a taxi from your hotel or arrange with... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend coming here, my grandfather served as a sapper in Borneo and this cemetery pays respect to the brave soldiers who lost their lives in the capture of Borneo and Labuan in WW2. A well presented cemetery and it has some informative plaques on the history of the operations that took place. I also found this alot better than... More 

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