NOWRA WAR CEMETERY
- Country Australia
- Total identified casualties 35 Find these casualties
- Region New South Wales
- Casualties from Second World War
- GPS Coordinates Latitude: -34.88733, Longitude: 150.6019
Although in the district called South Coast, Nowra is actually on the south-eastern coast of the continent at the mouth of the Shoalhaven River. It is on Princes Highway, 101 miles by road south-south-west of Sydney. Both Nowra General and War Cemeteries are situated on the corner of Kalander Street and Princes Highway, a mile south of Nowra post office. During the early part of the war the Military Authorities arranged for ground to be set aside especially for service war graves.
During the war there was a Royal Naval Air Station and a Torpedo Bomber Training Establishment of the Royal Australian Air Force at Nowra; and No. 73 Squadron, Royal Australian Air Force was for a time based there while engaged upon reconnaissance and anti-submarine patrol.