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WESTERN AUSTRALIA CREMATION MEMORIAL, PERTH

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Country:
Australia
Locality:
Western Australia
Identified Casualties:
7

Location Information

This memorial is in Perth War Cemetery and commemorates seven members of the Australian Forces who were cremated at Karrakatta Crematorium, and their ashes either scattered or buried where permanent commemoration is not possible. It takes the form of a bronze panel bearing their names which is affixed to the wall of the building at the entrance to the war cemetery. The inscription on the panel reads:-

1939-1945 THE SERVICEMEN WHO ARE HONOURED HERE DIED IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA. THEIR REMAINS WERE CREMATED AND THE ASHES SCATTERED OR BURIED WHERE FULL COMMEMORATION CANNOT BE GIVEN