HOBART (CORNELIAN BAY) PUBLIC CEMETERY

Country Australia
Region Tasmania
Total identified casualties 130 Find these records
Casualties from First & Second World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: -42.85029
Longitude: 147.3167

Location Information

Hobart, the capital of Tasmania, is a town and seaport in the south-eastern part of the island, with a harbour on the estuary of the Derwent. The Public Cemetery is at Cornelian Bay, 3.5 miles by road from Hobart General Post Office.


History Information

During the Second World War, Hobart was provided with fixed defences for the protection of its shipping. HOBART (CORNELIAN BAY) PUBLIC CEMETERY contains 55 Commonwealth burials of the First World War and 75 from the Second World War. Of these, over 40 are in the war graves plot, known locally as Hobart War Cemetery. The remaining war graves are in various other parts of the cemetery. Also situated in the cemetery are the HOBART CREMATORIUM, where 18 Second World War servicemen whose remains were cremated are commemorated, and the TASMANIA CREMATION MEMORIAL, honouring four men whose ashes were scattered elsewhere in Tasmania.

NEARBY CWGC CEMETERIES & Memorials

TASMANIA (HOBART) GARDEN OF REMEMBRANCE

Location: Australia, Tasmania

Number of casualties: 9

TASMANIA CREMATION MEMORIAL, HOBART

Location: Australia, Tasmania

Number of casualties: 4

HOBART (CORNELIAN BAY) CREMATORIUM

Location: Australia, Tasmania

Number of casualties: 18