ROOKWOOD CREMATORIUM, SYDNEY

Country Australia
Region New South Wales
Total identified casualties 132 Find these records
Casualties from Second World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: -33.87741
Longitude: 151.06

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.


History Information

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

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