WELLINGTON (KARORI) CREMATORIUM

Country New Zealand
Region Wellington City
Total identified casualties 36 Find these records
Casualties from Second World War
GPS Coordinates Latitude: -41.27787
Longitude: 174.75146

Location Information

The Wellington (Karori) Crematorium will be found in Wellington (Karori) Cemetery on Karori Road in the north-western part of Wellington. The memorial consists of a plaque engraved with the names of 15 casualties from the 1939-1945 War, whose remains were cremated and the ashes scattered. The plaque is set into the Services' brick Columbarium Wall in the Services' section of the cemetery and bears the following inscription: ON THIS PANEL ARE RECORDED THE NAMES OF THOSE MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES WHO DIED IN THIS DISTRICT WHILST SERVING THEIR COUNTRY IN TIME OF WAR, WHOSE REMAINS WERE CREMATED AND THE ASHES SCATTERED.


History Information

There are 36 Commonwealth cremations of the 1939-1945 war commemorated here.

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