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Cemetery Details

Location Memorial Avenue, Rookwood, Auburn - New South Wales, Australia
Co‑ordinates S33.87761, E151.0627
Description

NEW SOUTH WALES GARDEN OF REMEMBRANCE

is within Rookwood Necropolis, and is adjacent to the Sydney War Cemetery.

Over 3,000 of the Commonwealth's First World War dead are buried in Australia, most of them Australians. Many lie singly or in small groups in public cemeteries throughout the States and Territories, but over the years it has proved impossible to maintain some of these sites to an acceptable standard. To ensure the proper commemoration of those who died as a result of service in the First World War, and indeed subsequent campaigns, Gardens of Remembrance have been laid out in each of the six States.

The names of nearly 2,000 First World War casualties appear in these Gardens of Remembrance. The majority are still recorded by the CWGC under the name of the cemetery in which they are actually buried, but a few, the location of whose graves are not known, are commemorated only in the Gardens of Remembrance.

 

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GARLAND, Bernard Anthony

Service number 235324
Lieutenant
Born 26 Sep 1946

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DOUGLAS, Desmond Lloyd George

Service number 171
Air Vice Marshal
Operational Command HQ (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 5 May 1917

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THOMPSON, Jack Noel

Service number 432288
Flight Lieutenant
Royal Australian Air Force
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 19 Mar 1921

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BROWNE, Anthony Charles

Service number N236045
Lieutenant
16 Advanced Ordnance Depot
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 30 Aug 1923

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RHODES, Maxwell Lachlan

Service number 2796378
Private
Born 12 Dec 1948

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WHITE, Reginald Tasman

Service number R3
Regimental Sergeant Major
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 21 May 1895

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LLOYD, Richard Edward

Service number 2784015
Private
Born 2 Jun 1945

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TRIGG, Bryan Stanford

Service number SX16401
Private
2/12 Field Ambulance
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 9 Nov 1913