Fallen Heroes Remembrance Day Service Held At Commonwealth War Cemetery.

MODSunday 8th November 2015, the military community congregated together with their families at the Commonwealth War Cemetery, along Ngong Road to honour the fallen heroes who fought during the World War II.

The cemetery which was opened in 1941 by military authorities has about 2,000 graves that commemorate men from the United Kingdom, South Africa and East Africa who died while in the non-operational zones of Kenya during training and garrison duties.

The cemetery also hosts some 89 non-war graves making it the largest of its kind in East Africa.

Among the heroes raid to rest in this cemetery died while in Somalia or in hospitals in Nairobi which had a hospital center during the Second World War.

The remembrance memorial service was graced by US Ambassador to Kenya Mr Robert F Godec, a representative of the Deputy British High Commissioner, a representative of the Chief of Defence Forces and Service Commanders, war veterans among many other invited guests.

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