Compiled & Copyright © Martin Edwards 2009
Photographs © Martin Edwards 2009
is the capital city of the state of Perak, lying 135 miles due north
of Kuala Lumpur. Conolly Road, renamed Jalan Tun Perak (Tun Perak
Road), is off Jalan Lahat. There is a Coca-Cola factory at the cross
roads. The entrance to the cemetery faces Skola Dato Panglimar Kinta.
There are two 1939-1945 Commonwealth war graves in the cemetery; one
standard pattern headstone being situated close to the Caretaker's
office at the rear of the cemetery, and the other, a private memorial,
in the first row behind the front wall. Both graves are to the left
of the entrance. There is also 1 non World War service burial here,
now in the care of C.W.G.C. The Wesley Methodist chpael backs onto
the cemetery although the railway line divides the two.
is supposedly one further burial in St. Michael's churchyard, Ipoh,
of a person named "Kirkpatrick". Although the cemetery has
been searched this grave cannot be found.
Royal Engineers. Died 2 December 1945. Grave 1353.
1141841, 96 (Royal 1st Devon Yeomanry) Field Regiment, Royal Artillery.
Died 17 January 1946. Aged 24. Son of Harry and M. Evans, of Howey,
Radnorshire. Grave 1027.
8 May, 2009