Posted by: bakauhiyon | January 23, 2009

ACEH’S WAR MEMORIAL – KERKHOFF

KERKHOF, AN ANCIENT DUTCH GRAVEYARDS

KERKHOFF or WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY or known by local peoples as PEUCUT KERKHOFF, a place where more than 2,000 Dutch soldiers who died in an Aceh War were been buried in this graveyards, located just at a reverse side of Gunongan

Kerkhof, Dutch Graveyards Banda Aceh

Kerkhof, Dutch Graveyards Banda Aceh

in Jl. Teuku Umar but the entrance gate was in front of south eastern corner of Blang Padang. At the walls of the Kerkhoff entrance gate you could see the names list of the persons whose been buried which also written where and when they died.

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