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Cemetery Details

Location Labuan, Wilayah Persekutuan Labuan, Malaysia
Co‑ordinates N5.287085, E115.262093

This entry refers to the Memorial element of the cmlex.  The entry will be migrated to Memorials as it contains no human remains and is therefore not a cemetery and the people listed here will be allocated according to whtehr they are listed on the Memorial panels or have a grave in the Cemetery itself.


Labuan Memorial is located within Labuan War Cemetery complex on the small island of Labuan (part of Sabah, Malaysia) in Brunei Bay, off the coast of north-west Borneo.

The Memorial consists of a colonnade forming a forecourt immediately inside the wrought iron gates of the main entrance to the cemetery. 

The Labuan Memorial was primarily intended to commemorate the officers and men of the Australian Army and Air Force who died while prisoners of war in Borneo and the Philippines from 1942 to 1945 and during the 1945 operations for the recovery of Borneo, and who have no known grave.



Showing 8 people of interest from cemetery

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STACE, Ronald Arthur

Service number NX40828
2nd/19th Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 10 Feb 1919

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LARNER, Vivian George

Service number SX10531
8th Division Salvage Unit
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 23 Sep 1913

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BOLLARD, John Thomas

Service number NX28142
2nd/30th Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 13 Feb 1905

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SMITH, Reginald Edward

Service number NX59118
2nd/30th Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 21 Mar 1901

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HAZELGROVE, Mitchell Bronte Farrell

Service number NX7357
Corps of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 31 Jan 1919

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WEHL, Frederick George

Service number 16680
2nd/10th Field Regiment
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 27 Feb 1906

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Service number NX72749
Australian Army Provost Corps (2nd AIF)
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 28 Apr 1916

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FOOTE, Peter Norman

Service number VX57114
2nd/10th Ordnance Workshop
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 25 Dec 1904