Yorkshire Regiment War Graves, -
Nairobi South Cemetery, Kenya
The location of the Nairobi South Cemetery in Kenya.
(Ref : Google Maps)
Nairobi South Cemetery is located 3 kilometres south-east of the city centre on Uhuru Highway leading from the airport to Nairobi town centre.
During the First World War, Nairobi was the headquarters of the King's African Rifles and became the main hospital centre for the East African campaign.
Nairobi South Cemetery contains 155 Commonwealth burials of the First World War, mostly in one section, interspersed by civilian graves. There are also two burials of the Second World War.
The cemetery also contains the Nairobi British and Indian Memorial, a screen wall which commemorates British and Indian officers and men who lost their lives in the East African campaign before the advance to the Rufiji in January 1917.
1 soldier of the Yorkshire Regiment is buried in this cemetery
Serjeant Horace Pollin. 266388. Yorkshire Regiment, attd. 3rd/ 1st
King's African Rifles. Died 25 November 1918.
(Sgt Pollin's original regimental number was 2694. His name is also spelt as "Pollen")