Gauhati War Cemetery was started all through the Second World War for burials from the several military hospitals published inside the vicinity. Later, other graves had been added in by using the Army Graves Service from Amari Bari Military Cemetery, Sylhet Military Cemetery, Mohachara Cemetery, Nowgong Civil Cemetery and Gauhati Civil Cemetery, where permanent preservation could not be confident.
For the identical purpose, in addition graves have been brought to the cemetery from isolated web sites within the Lushai Hills and from civil cemeteries in Badarpur, Cooch Bahar, Darjeeling, Dhubri, Dibrugarh, Dinjan, Katapahar, Lebong, Lumding, Shillong and Silchar, in 1952. There are now 486 Commonwealth servicemen of the Second World War buried or venerated in this cemetery. 25 of the burials are unidentified. The cemetery also includes 24 Chinese struggle graves, and two non-warfare graves.Gauhati War Cemetery is open each day 08:00-17:00. Wheelchair get right of entry to to the cemetery is viable through the primary entrance.