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ROOKWOOD CREMATORIUM, SYDNEY

  • Country Australia
  • Total identified casualties 132 Find these casualties
  • Region New South Wales
  • 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.