War Cemeteries within Australia

A soldier plays a bugler among rows of gravestones and flowering plants

The Office of Australian War Graves (OAWG) cares for the perpetual commemorations of Commonwealth forces of the First and Second World Wars in 72 Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) war cemeteries and plots around Australia. This resource explores these cemeteries.

OAWG also cares for over 325,000 official commemorations in more than 2300 cemeteries, crematoriums and commemorative sites around Australia.

You can locate records of the men and women who:

  • died in the two world wars and are commemorated by the Commonwealth – Find war dead
  • died during a war, conflict or peace operation since World War II, or after their war service from causes attributed to it – Search for commemorations

If you need more help, see Researching Australians at war.

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