Cowra POW Camp Site Memorial

Cowra, NSW

Location
The cairn commemorates four Australian soldiers killed during the breakout on the night of 4/5 August 1944
Henry Moulds

Key Information

Memorial Name
Cowra POW Camp Site Memorial
Address

Evans Street, Cowra NSW 2794

Memorial Type
Cairn
Conflicts
Second World War, 1939–45
Dedication Date
05 Aug 1966

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Contributors

Henry Moulds

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Story

By August 1944 there were 2,223 Japanese prisoners of war in Australia, including 544 merchant seamen. Of these 1,104 were housed in Camp B of No. 12 Prisoner

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