ROOKWOOD NECROPOLIS, SYDNEY

Country Australia
Region New South Wales
Total identified casualties 703 Find these records
Casualties from First & Second World War

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.


History 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.

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Number of casualties: 199

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Location: Australia, New South Wales

Number of casualties: 744

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Location: Australia, New South Wales

Number of casualties: 748