Where in Karachi # 74

And where is this beautiful monument of our city? Credits to follow…

Update: Its the Karachi War Cemetery, located on Dalmia Road in Karachi
Credit goes to Zak.
More pictures here.

Historical Information: (from CWGC)
KARACHI WAR CEMETERY was created to receive Second World War graves from civil and cantonment cemeteries scattered throughout northern Pakistan where their permanent maintenance could not be assured. The cemetery contains 642 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War. The KARACHI 1939-45 WAR MEMORIAL forms the entrance to Karachi War Cemetery. It commemorates more than 25,000 servicemen of the forces of undivided India who died during the Second World War in non-operational zones. Their remains were accorded the last rites and disposal required by their various religions and their names are commemorated at memorials in Delhi and Karachi. No names appear on the memorials but a Roll of Honour at each site, one in Hindi, the other in Urdu, record the names of those commemorated. Karachi War Cemetery also contains the KARACHI 1914-18 MEMORIAL, commemorating 568 men who served in garrisons and died in Pakistan (formerly India) during the First World War and who lie buried in civil and cantonment cemeteries where their graves could no longer be maintained.

8 Comments so far

  1. Samad (unregistered) on September 19th, 2006 @ 6:06 pm

    It’s Bahria Qabrastan Near Dalmia Factory

  2. mansoor (unregistered) on September 19th, 2006 @ 6:14 pm

    samad: close.. but not yet there :p there is no place by the actual “name” of bahria qabaristan

  3. yo yo (unregistered) on September 19th, 2006 @ 6:19 pm

    Dalmia road…Grave yard of the british soldiers.

  4. Anathema (unregistered) on September 19th, 2006 @ 9:12 pm

    Somewhere near Dalmia from Cricket Stadium. theplace falls under military vicinity

  5. Salman Ahmed (unregistered) on September 19th, 2006 @ 9:55 pm

    grave yard for gora soldiers who died in world war II …. on dalmia road…

  6. IllusionFS (unregistered) on September 19th, 2006 @ 10:13 pm

    Yeah.. enlighten us with the Actual Name of the place.. i used to go from here 3-4 times a day..

  7. mansoor (unregistered) on September 19th, 2006 @ 11:47 pm

    Updated the answer and some historical information on this place :)

  8. MB (unregistered) on September 20th, 2006 @ 11:28 am

    Have seen it few times and i must say its one of the most simple and beautiful places to check out.

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