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ROOKWOOD CREMATORIUM, SYDNEY

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Country:
Australia
Locality:
New South Wales
Identified Casualties:
132

Location Information

This crematorium lies within the boundaries of Rookwood Necropolis, 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.

Historical Information

Here, during the 1939-45 war, the last rite of cremation was accorded to 132 servicemen.