Madras War Cemetery is a conflict cemetery and a memorial in Nandambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, created to acquire Second World War graves from many civil and cantonment cemeteries within the south and east of India in which their permanent upkeep could not be confident. Madras War Cemetery is positioned on Mount-Poonamallee Road, Nandambakkam, approximately 5 km from the airport and 1 km from St. Thomas Mount. The cemetery is open to the public. The Madras 1914–1918 War Memorial, referred to as the Madras Memorial of the First World War, is located at the rear of the cemetery.
The memorial is styled on the lines of a "Lawn Cemetery". The memorial does no longer comprise any buried useless-our bodies, however has plaques with the names of many British soldiers who died in each the World Wars, with the inscription "Their name liveth for evermore". It bears the names of extra than 1,039 servicemen who died for the duration of the First World War and lie in lots of civil and cantonment cemeteries in diverse components of India where it is not viable to keep their graves in perpetuity.