"B" Squadron, South African Horse (South African Army)
23/12/1916 (Died of Illness)
John Burrowes was the son of William and Mary Burrowes, of "Hillside", Dungannon. John was born about 1884. John Burrows was a drapery salesman in 1901, aged 18. Corporal John Burrowes was with "A" Sqdn. 4th South African Horse when he died on 23rd December 1916, age 33.
Dar Es Salaam War Cemetery is located on the right (eastern/coastal) side of Bagamoyo Road, which heads north-west along the coast from the centre of Dar-Es-Salaam and is clearly marked. It is about 5 kilometres from the city centre, and a roadside direction sign indicates the turn off for Bagamoyo Road into the lane leading to the cemetery.