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    Cowra New South Wales Australia

Location
Lat 33° 50' 8S Long 148° 41' 48E Located in the middle of New South Wales. Not to be confused with another town named Corowa in New South Wales. Also known as "CWT".

Cowra POW Camp
Located roughly 3km northeast of the town. Constructed during June 1941. Site of the 1944 Breakout of Japanese Prisoners of War.

Cowra War Cemetery
Cemetery for Allied personnel who died in the Cowra area. Includes graves of the four Australians killed during and in the immediate aftermath of the 1944 Cowra Breakout.

Cowra Japanese War Cemetery
Cemetery for Japanese personnel who died during the Cowra Breakout, in air raids on Australian soil, or Japanese internees from around Australia who died during the Second World War.

Cowra General Cemetery
Civil cemetery which includes the graves of eight Australian Army servicemen who died during the Second World War.

Japanese Gardens
Large Japanese garden located on Bellevue Hill to commemorate the Cowra POW Breakout.

Cowra Fun Museum
Located roughly 4km northeast of the town. Includes a number of military vehicles and other militaria on display.

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Last Updated
January 11, 2018

 

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