Wagga Wagga War Cemetery

Cemetery Details

Location Kooringal Road, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
Co‑ordinates S35.12577, E147.35374
Description

Occupies a plot in the Wagga Wagga Monumental Cemetery

The cemetery contains 83 graves, 43 airmen and 40 soldiers, 26 of whom died on 21 May 1945 in Australia's largest training accident at the Royal Australian Engineers Training Camp located at the Kapooka Army Base which resulted in Australia's largest military funeral.[2][3][4]

Names

Showing 8 people of interest from cemetery

MERRITT, Ivan Walter Thomas

Service number SX34069
Sapper
1st Royal Australian Engineers Training Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 13 Aug 1918

LINTHORNE, Ronald Irwin

Service number WX25792
Sergeant
1st Royal Australian Engineers Training Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 9 May 1920

EDWARDS, Rita

Service number 109737
Aircraftwoman
Aircraft / Repair / Salvage Depots
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 4 Dec 1916

MCGEE, Maurice Patrick

Service number 442296
Flight Sergeant
No. 5 Service Flying Training School Uranquinty
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 17 Mar 1925

STOBBS, Arthur Laurence

Service number 62174
Corporal
Aircraft / Repair / Salvage Depots
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 16 May 1908

COUSINS, William Barclay

Service number N198059
Corporal
1st Royal Australian Engineers Training Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 29 Oct 1920

REID, William

Service number S115574
Sapper
1st Royal Australian Engineers Training Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 9 Jan 1909

ROACH, Thomas William

Service number N279788
Driver
General / Motor Transport Company/ies (WW2)
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 29 Aug 1918

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