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Japanese War Cemetery 2
Japanese War Cemetery 2

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.


Address:Doncaster Drive, Cowra, 2794
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.801111
Long: 148.691667
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Cemetery
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945


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