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Japanese War Cemetery
Japanese War Cemetery

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson / Sandra Brown

The Japanese War Cemetery contains the remains of all Japanese prisoner of wars who died in Australia. The Cemetery contains graves of the Japanese involved in the Prisoner of War breakout during World War Two, as well as other internees and those involved with the battle of Darwin.

The land was ceded to Japan in 1963.   A large black granite monument dominates the Cemetery.

Location

Address:Doncaster Drive, Cowra, 2794
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.801111
Long: 148.691667
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Grave
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 22nd November, 1964
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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