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Adelaide River War Cemetery

97&105 Memorial Terrace, Adelaide River, Northern Territory 0846, Australia
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97&105 Memorial Terrace, Adelaide River, Northern Territory 0846, Australia
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"fallen heroes"
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"peaceful place"
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"short video"
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"dawn service"
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"worth stopping"
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"blue skies"
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"brave souls"
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"lost their lives"
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"emotional experience"
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"brings home"
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"men and women"
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"off the highway"
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"darwin bombings"
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"walk around"
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"who gave their lives"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though it is a long drive from Darwin i would recommend the trip down to the Adelaide River War Cemetery, you will be able to was through the lawns and look at some of the people that lost there lives in Darwin, The video...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Anzac Service a must do while in Adelaide River, if not there in April still worth the look and read the plaques (resting place for the fallen men and women)

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Reviewed April 11, 2018

Ist off,a compliment to the cemetry staff,the whole place is so well presented. The history in this cemerty is amazing. One memorial to those who lost thier lifes in the bombing of the Darwin Poat Office is so well done.The age of some of the...More

Thank Mike H
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Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

I have been to the Adelaide River War Cemetery on a few occasions. My better half and i have wanted to go for the dawn service for a few years. We now own a camper and thought we'd do the trek this year as accommodation...More

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Reviewed February 10, 2018

It takes about 90 minutes to drive from the Darwin CBD, but scenery along the way make the journey easy and there are a number of WWII airstrips along the road worth stopping and reading about (we stopped at Strauss airstrip). The war cemetery is...More

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Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

Both the military and the civilian cemeteries are immaculate and beautifully laid out. However, what was really fascinating were the information boards outside the cemetery, which detailed the history of the bombing of the region in WW2 through the fate of individuals involved. This was...More

Thank LeeF62
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Reviewed November 30, 2017

This is probably one of the best kept cemeteries around and it's nice to see that the displays have been upgraded with an audiovisual presentation and new signage. Informative and very well done.

Thank Donna S
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

A stunning statement on what was hidden from Australian history for 50 years. A quiet place of reflection.

Thank Maureen K
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

During the Second World War, Adelaide River was the headquarters of a large base and the Adelaide River War Cemetery was created for the burial of servicemen and women who died in this part of Australia during that war. After the war, the Army Graves...More

Thank Natalie1964
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Reviewed September 25, 2017

What a gem tucked away only 1.5km off the highway. Very well maintained WW2 cemetery which has the 2nd highest number of war graves in Aust. A very informative display outside the cemetery about WW2 & the Darwin story, which features the stories of a...More

Thank 188petere
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