NOWRA WAR CEMETERY

Country Australia
Region New South Wales
Total identified casualties 35 Find these records
Casualties from Second World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: -34.88733
Longitude: 150.60187

Location Information

Although in the district called South Coast, Nowra is actually on the south-eastern coast of the continent at the mouth of the Shoalhaven River. It is on Princes Highway, 101 miles by road south-south-west of Sydney. Both Nowra General and War Cemeteries are situated on the corner of Kalander Street and Princes Highway, a mile south of Nowra post office. During the early part of the war the Military Authorities arranged for ground to be set aside especially for service war graves.


History Information

During the war there was a Royal Naval Air Station and a Torpedo Bomber Training Establishment of the Royal Australian Air Force at Nowra; and No. 73 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force was for a time based there while engaged upon reconnaissance and anti-submarine patrol.

NEARBY CWGC CEMETERIES & Memorials

NOWRA GENERAL CEMETERY

Location: Australia, New South Wales

Number of casualties: 4

KANGAROO VALLEY CEMETERY

Location: Australia, New South Wales

Number of casualties: 1

GERRINGONG CEMETERY

Location: Australia, New South Wales

Number of casualties: 1