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ROOKWOOD NECROPOLIS, SYDNEY

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Country:
Australia
Locality:
New South Wales
Identified Casualties:
686

Location Information

Rookwood Necropolis is 11 miles west of Sydney, its perimeter bounded by the suburbs of Lidcombe, Flemington, Strathfield and Chullora. It can be reached by road by following the Great Western Highway (Parramatta Road) from Sydney. After travelling 10 miles turn south into Marlborough Road which continues direct to the cemetery.

Historical Information

There are now over 400 Commonwealth burials of the 1914-1918 war and over 260 of the 1939-1945 war commemorated in this cemetery, in many different sections. There are 3 Dutch burials.