Cowra Japanese War Cemetery and Shrine Area

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Description

Cemetery contains the remains of all Japanese prisoner of wars who died in Australia. The Japanese War Cemetery contains graves of the Japanese involved in the Prisoner of War breakout during World War Two, as well as other internees and those involved with the battle of Darwin. The land was ceded to Japan in 1963. A large black granite monument dominates the Cemetery.

Address
Doncaster Avenue
Cowra NSW 2794
Recorded by
Kent - Monument Australia - http://monumentaustralia.org.au. Images also Peter Levarre-Waters

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