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.

Due to current health advice on social distancing, please contact the business for the most up to date information regarding opening times and services.

Facilities

Barbeque Carpark History & Heritage International Picnic Area

Rates

Free Entry

Nearby Things to Do

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4RSU Tour at PELL Airstrip

WWII 4RSU Tour at Pell Airstrip

Adelaide River, Coomalie

Ordinance bunker built into the hillside.

Snake Creek Armament Depot

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

Women bending over grave

Adelaide River War Cemetery

Adelaide River, Coomalie

Rudimentary graves at Adelaide River Pioneer Cemetery.

Adelaide River Pioneer Cemetery

Adelaide River, 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