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Old 8th Jul 2011, 09:09
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lauriebe
 
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Last Tuesday morning I drove from Penang to Taiping to visit the Kamunting Road Christian Cemetery there. The purpose of the visit was to photograph the post-war Military graves therein for inclusion in The War Graves Photographic Project database.

Kamunting Road is another well cared for cemetery with several seperate sections for the casualties of the Emergency period, Confrontation and other causes.

After completing the task at Kamunting Road, I drove the short distance to Bukit Larut where the CWGC cemetery is located. I had never visited this site before and found it a very moving experience. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Japanese landings at Kota Baru and it is at the Taiping site that the first casualties of this campaign are interred.

I also photographed this site and include three photos below. More of the images that I took can be seen by clicking on any of the photos included here.


CWGCTaiping027 by Janner88, on Flickr


CWGCTaiping003 by Janner88, on Flickr


CWGCTaiping010 by Janner88, on Flickr
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