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The graveyard was formed between 1916 and 1919, when there were several French military hospitals in the area of Algiers. Sick, wounded and exhausted Serbian soldiers were transported there for treatment and healing from the Greek islands of Vido and Corfu, where the conditions were poor. Serbian Army arrived to Greece after long and lethal withdrawal from Serbia, escaping German and Bulgarian aggressive pressure. Half of them died withdrawing through Albania towards Greece, freezing on the snow without warm clothes and no food. Many of them continued dying in Greece, and later on in the allies' hospitals in Northern Africa, including Algiers.
Originally, the graveyard was at Tamenfoust (originally Cap Matifou), but it was moved to Dely Ibrahim in 1982.
There are 324 Serbian soldiers buried here.
Next to it there are British and German military cemeteries.
Address: Route Nacional 11, Dely Ibrahim, Algiers
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