Adelaide River War Cemetery

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Seek a reminder of the impact of World War II on the Territory by visiting military graves and honouring civilians killed in the Bombing of Darwin.

The Adelaide River War Cemetery is a sobering reminder of the impact World War II had on this part of Australia. There are 434 military burials in total and the adjoining Civil Cemetery honours 63 civilians including the nine post office workers who were killed in the 19 February 1942 bombing of Darwin. Also visit the Memorial to the Missing, where 292 service personnel are remembered, who lost their lives in Timor and other northern regions.

Opening times:

Open all day, every day.

Entry cost:

Free entry


  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
  • Picnic Area
  • Shaded Area

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