van Heerden Genealogy

The van Heerden family of the Carnarvon and Victoria West District.

 Cemetery (War Memorial)(British), El Alamein, El Alamein, Egypt

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Latitude: 30.837780681465432, Longitude: 28.946903944015503

Notes:
The Alamein Memorial forms the entrance to the El Alamein War Cemetery. Alamein is a village, bypassed by the main coast road, approximately 130 kilometres west of Alexandria on the road to Mersa Matruh. The first Commission road direction sign is located just beyond the Alamein police checkpoint and all cemetery visitors should turn off from the main road onto the parallel old coast road. The cemetery lies off the road beyond the ridge, and road direction signs are in place approximately 25 metres before the low metal gates and stone wing walls which are situated centrally at the road edge at the head of the access path into the cemetery. The Cross of Sacrifice feature may be seen from the road.


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