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    Kranket Island Madang Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)

Location
Kranket Island is located inside Madang Harbor off Madang. Today located in Madang Province in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Today located in Madang Province in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

Wartime History
During early January 1943 occupied by the Japanese Army. During late April 1944 the Australian Army occupied the area including Kranket Island. During 1944, American Graves Registration Service (AGRS) established their headquarters on Kranket Island were American remains recovered from the area were processed and identified before being transported to cemeteries for burial.

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019

 

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