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    Perth Western Australia Australia

Lat 31° 55' 60S Long 115° 49' 60E  Perth is the state capital of Western Australia in Australia. Borders the Swan River and Fremantle Harbor to the south and beyond Fremantle.

Wartime History
During the Pacific War, Perth was an important staging base for Allied submarines, warships and cargo vessels.
U. S. Navy (USN) PatWing 10 operated from Perth with PBY Catalinas until July 1944.

Perth War Cemetery and Annex
Established by the Australian Army during 1942. It was used for the burial of those who died of wounds in Hollywood Military Hospital after their return from operational areas, and of others who died from accident or sickness. A number of graves were also brought in from civil and temporary military cemeteries. The cemetery includes 492 graves plus the Perth War Cemetery Netherlands Annex.

Western Australia Aviation Museum
Located at Bull Creek

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Last Updated
January 8, 2021


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