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SOUTH AUSTRALIA CREMATION MEMORIAL

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Country:
Australia
Locality:
South Australia
Identified Casualties:
9
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
138.59112
Latitude:
-34.99858

Location Information

During the 1939-1945 War 9 members of the Australian Forces were cremated in the State of South Australia. They are commemorated by a memorial situated in Centennial Park Cemetery at Adelaide erected near the Cross of Sacrifice within the War Graves Plot. The names are inscribed on a bronze panel beneath an inscription which reads:-

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