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    Cowra Japanese War Cemetery NSW Australia

Daniel Leahy 2012

Located along Doncaster Drive, alongside the Cowra War Cemetery to the north of the town of Cowra.

The Cowra Japanese War Cemetery was consecrated consecrated in 1964. It contains 523 Japanese graves. They include 231 graves of prisoners of war killed during the breakout from Cowra Prisoner of War Camp on the morning of August 5, 1944, Japanese aircrew shot down in Northern Australia and Japanese civilian internees who died in Australia during the Second World War. 13 of these are unidentified Japanese airmen and 1 is an unidentified Japanese soldier.

CWGC - Cowra Japanese Military Cemetery
Thanks to Daniel Leahy for his assistance with this page

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February 4, 2018


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