Located at Perth. Borders the Perth War Cemetery and Netherlands Annex.
Established by the Australian Army during 1942. It was used for the burial of those who died of wounds in Hollywood Military Hospital after their return from operational areas, and of others who died from accident or sickness. A number of graves were also brought in from civil and temporary military cemeteries. The cemetery includes 492 graves.
The Perth War Cemetery Netherlands Annex adjoins the Perth War Cemetery and was originally part of it. Buried here are seven Dutch servicemen and 21 Dutch civilians, five of whom are not identified. These civilians were evacuated aboard Do24 flying boats from evacuees from Tjililap on Java to Australia and landed at Roebuck Bay off Broome. Unaware they arrived during a Japanese air raid, the flying boats were strafed and sunk.
CWGC - Perth War Cemetery and Annex
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February 4, 2018