We visited today as part of a group and to show our respects to those who died in the Battle of the Tennis Court in Kohima. It's a very moving experience to witness the number of... 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.