Location: New Town, Tasmania
Surnames/tags: Cemeteries Australia Tasmania
This page is part of the Tasmania Cemeteries Team.
See Cornelian Bay Cemetery, New Town, Tasmania for a list of people interred in this cemetery.
Cemetery name:Cornelian Bay Cemetery And Crematorium
Address: New Town, Tasmania
Cornelian Bay, the major cemetery and crematorium in southern Tasmania, was opened in 1872. It was previously the Government farms.
The area was divided up among the various religious denominations, the space allocated decided from the previous census. Headstones from other cemeteries were relocated here. The Cornelian Bay Public Cemetery contains the graves of 9 RAN, 56 Australian Army and 10 RAAF personnel from the Australian Military Forces who died during the Second World War. Forty-two of whom are buried in the War Cemetery which also contains the graves of 9 World War I veterans who died during the Second World War. The remaining war graves are in various other parts of the cemetery.
Source: Julianne T Ryan, Cornelian Bay Cemetery and Crematorium, Tasmania, The RSL Virtual War Memorial, 19 September 2014, Returned & Services League of Australia SA Branch. accessed 10 February 2018. | Click to search for a name in the data-base |