Papua New Guinea - WW1 - First Australian Casualties - 33 images attached

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    Australia's first actions of the 1914-1918 war occurred on 11th September 1914 when its troops captured the German wireless station at Bitapaka (near to Rabaul). That location is now occupied by the CWGC Rabaul War Cemetery - Papua New Guinea.

    This post (and attached images) are: In support of the Centenary of WW1; In response to a number of requests from Australia to publish all images online; To remind us all of those immortal words ''Lest We Forget''...Salud!
    note: 33 images attached.

    1. Original-size images available on request.
    2. TIBBY is buried in LAE War Cemetery and died in December 1914
    3. Apologies for the condition of these grave-markers but, I do believe that they have all now been renovated by the CWGC.

    All above images (and originals) are now available - FREE - to family members, relatives, researchers and historians. When asked, I normally suggest that you make a donation to a Forces Charity of your own choice.

    Equally, all images - posted/distributed by me - are not to be used for commercial and/or financial gain. If in doubt, contact me - Thank You.

    This offer/all these offers is/are open-ended i.e. a cut-off date does not apply! As such, feel free to contact me anytime with all your requirements and queries - via: nt872b(at)

    Largest Asian War Memorials - already completed as of May 2016:
    Afghanistan - Camp Bastion Memorial Wall - images of c444 names available
    Singapore - Kranji/Singapore War Memorial - images of all c23,000 names available
    Myanmar/Burma - Rangoon Memorial - images of all c27,000 names available
    Philippines - Capas National Shrine Memorials (Bataan Death March) - images of c33,000 names available
    Republic Of Korea - Wall Of Remembrance (UNMCK) - images of all c41,000 names available
    Israel - Jerusalem Memorial - images of all c3300 names available
    India - Madras 1914-1918 Memorial - images of c1000 names available
    India - Delhi Memorial (India Gate) - images of c9500+ names available
    India - Kirkee Memorial 1914-1918 and 1939-1945 (Pune) - images of c2000+ names available

    Cemeteries - includes all graves/names on memorials - already completed as of May 2016:
    AFGHANISTAN: Helmand Province - Camp Bastion Memorial Wall
    BANGLADESH: Chittagong and Maynamati Cemeteries
    BURMA: Rangoon, Taukkyan, Thanbyuzayat Cemeteries and all Memorials
    CAMBODIA: (Postwar Forum) Killing Fields (Choeung Ek) and S.21 (Toul Sleng Genocide Museum)
    CHINA/HONG KONG: Sai Wan, Stanley, Happy Valley (12 cemeteries in total) plus all Memorials
    INDIA: Kohima, Imphal (2 cemeteries), Madras (5 cemeteries), Digboi, Gauhati, Calcutta (Bhowanipore), Ranchi, Delhi, Kirkee (Pune) 3 cemeteries
    INDONESIA: Jakarta War Cemetery, Ancol Cemetery, Ambon Cemetery and all Memorials
    ISRAEL: Ramlah, Khayat Beach, Jerusalem/Beersheba - brief visits Cemeteries and all Memorials
    JAPAN: Yokohama Commonwealth War Cemetery and British Commonwealth Forces Cemetery (post WW2)
    THAILAND: Kanchanaburi and Chung Kai Cemeteries and all Memorials
    MALAYSIA: Taiping, Labuan-Borneo, Cheras Road, Terendak Cemeteries and all Memorials
    PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Port Moresby, Lae, Rabaul Cemeteries and all Memorials
    PHILIPPINES: CWGC graves and Bataan/Capas-Kamikaze-Manila Memorials.
    REPUBLIC OF KOREA: United Nations Military Cemetery in Busan (UNMCK)
    SINGAPORE: Kranji War Cemetery, Kranji Military Cemetery (post WW2), and all Memorials
    SRI LANKA/CEYLON: Colombo, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Trincomalee Cemeteries and all Memorials
    VIETNAM: (Postwar Forum) VC/ARVN cemeteries, Reunification Palace, HCMC museums and Qu Chi tunnels

    Bucklt :poppy: Asia War Graves Photo Group and now, since January 2017:

    1.0 Rabaul War Cemetery - WW1 Memorial and grav.jpg CHANDLER H..jpg COLLIER A.R..jpg COWDEN W.F..jpg ELWELL C.B..jpg FEATHERSTON J..jpg FERGUSON L.C..jpg FORBES J..jpg GARDNER C.H.F..jpg GRAY J.S.(20).jpg GREENLEES A.MCP. OBE. MC..jpg HORLEY G.C..jpg HULME E.T.W..jpg JOHNSON T..jpg MARSHALL G..jpg MASON F..jpg MCCRIMMON N..jpg MILLER F.J..jpg MORGAN J..jpg POCKLEY B.C.A..jpg PRICE W..jpg SMITH A..jpg STEVENS P..jpg STREET H.W..jpg TIBBEY F.A. (CWGC LAE CEMETERY).JPG TUDBERRY G.W..jpg WALKER J.E..jpg WATES A.M..jpg WILLANS H.C..jpg WILLIAMS W.G.V..jpg WILSON R.J..jpg WISE J.J..jpg x.0 WW1 Memorial at Rabaul War Cemetery.jpg
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