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Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

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Thailand Travel Explorer: Kanchanaburi War Cemetery http://www.thailandtravelexplorer.com/central-thailand/kanchantaburi-war-cemetery The Kanchantaburi War Cemetery is located in the heart of the town of Kanchanaburi, Thailand along Main Street. The cemetery is the final resting place for 6,982 prisoners of war that died in the construction of the Thailand-Burma Railway constructed during World War 2 in support of the Japanese War Effort in the region. The POWs are mostly Australian, British and Dutch and the Americans that were originally buried there have long since been repatriated. The cemetery stands as a memorial to those fallen in this gruesome campaign of the Second World War.