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The British Cemetery

Jln. Veteran, Bengkulu 38115, Indonesia
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Where is their family?

It happened over hunders year ago but the rest of the bodies are there. Young man and woman who... read more

Reviewed February 2, 2017
Karsiniwati K
,
Arnhem, The Netherlands
The Old British Cemestry at Bengkulu

Locate at Sub region Jitra, just 300 meter from the Bengkulu Governor house and 400 meter from... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2016
Ferryzhal
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Feb 1, 2017
“Where is their family?”
Aug 29, 2016
“The Old British Cemestry at Bengkulu”
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

It happened over hunders year ago but the rest of the bodies are there. Young man and woman who passed away from a.o. malaria desease. Pitty, only the grass is cutted but the grave is become ruined. Except one grave from a Dutch who has...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2016

Locate at Sub region Jitra, just 300 meter from the Bengkulu Governor house and 400 meter from the Panjang beach.. The Cemetery has renovate on several year ago with donate and support by The UK Government. Easy to access including by Public Transport..... On there...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

The cemetery has been neglected for years. There is nothing posted that explains it's significance or history. It may be of interest to descendants of those buried here. I only visited because it is directly across the street from a great coffee shop, Bencoolen Coffee...More

Thank 1drlust
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Reviewed 23 July 2013

located on resedential area, the cemetery look old and abandoned. a pity , its not well taken care by local goverment as a historical site . maybe its sentimental journey for british family who burried their family here...but mean nothing to others

Thank rikadewina
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Reviewed 29 August 2012

Bengkulu, once Bencoolen, was once part of the British Empire. This site was once a British East India Company graveyard with an impressive array of mausoleums and headstones. The city suffered horribly from malaria back in the day and British men assigned to this post...More

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