Kokoda Track Memorial Walk Print Page
The fighting on The Kokoda Track was one of the vital elements of the Australian efforts in World War II. The Papua campaign, including The Kokoda Track, Milne Bay, Buna, Gona and Sanananda resulted in a total of 8,546 Australian and United States casualties.
More than 2,700 casualties were from malaria and at least 3,700 more from tropical diseases. More than 2,000 Australians and 600 Americans were killed. During the four months of fighting in the Owen Stanley Ranges, 607 soldiers were killed and 1,015 wounded from the Australian infantry.
|Address:||Mount Bays Road, State War Memorial, Kings Park & Botanic Garden , Kings Park , 6005|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -31.961687|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||July-1942|
|Approx. Event End Date:||January-1943|