Taiping, Perak, Malaysia
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Taiping War Cemetery is a graveyard for those killed during World War II. It is located in Bukit Larut (formally Maxwell's Hill), Taiping, Perak, Malaysia. Many soldiers, including some from the Royal Malay Regiment, Gurkhas, British and Australian troops, were killed during the Japanese Invasion of Malaya. This graveyard was erected by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. This cemetery contains the grave of RAF officer Arthur Scarfe VC who became one of the first fatalities and certainly the first VC of the Pacific War.
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