Chungkai War Cemetery is one of the three war cemeteries where the remains of prisoners-of-war rest, who died during the construction of the Burma-Siam-Railway. The graves are brought together from many locations along the railway.
The construction of the Burma-Siam-Railway took place from October 1942 to December 1943. In total, about 13,000 prisoners-of-war and 80,000 to 10,000 civilians died during the construction.
Chungkai War Cemetery was constructed during the Second World War. It contains 1,427 Commonwealth war graves. There are also 314 Dutch war graves.
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