WESTERN AUSTRALIA CREMATION MEMORIAL, PERTH

Country Australia
Region Western Australia
Total identified casualties 7 Find these records
Casualties from Second World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: -31.97188
Longitude: 115.80564

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


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