Adelaide River War Cemetery

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

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.

Facilities

Barbeque Carpark History & Heritage Picnic Area

Rates

Free Entry

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Photograph of the small cemetery with interpretive signage at Adelaide River.

Adelaide River Pioneer Cemetery

Adelaide River, Coomalie

Adelaide River Railway Station

Adelaide River Railway Station

Adelaide River, Coomalie

Remnants of the gun Battery site on top of the hill.

WWII K5 Anti Aircraft Gun Battery Site, Coomalie Creek

Coomalie Creek, Coomalie

Entrance to property upon which sits the remnants of the 4RSU unit alongside the Pell Airstrip that is located along the Stuart Highway.

WWII Pell Airstrip Camp A 4RSU Workshop, Adelaide River

Adelaide River, Coomalie

Memorial in the foreground, new railway line and historic station in the background.

Memorial to Railway Workers Adelaide River

Adelaide River, Coomalie

Adelaide River Railway Station (the new railway line is in the foreground).

Adelaide River Railway Siding and Railway Bridge

Adelaide River, Coomalie