Ipswich War Cemetery

Ipswich General Cemetery - War Graves Plot and individual graves


Corner Warwick Road and Cemetery Road, Ipswich 4305

The Ipswich War Cemetery and the wider General Cemetery contain 100 'official' graves of World War I and II. There are 88 Second World War burials, with the majority contained in the war plot.


The War Cemetery is located within Ipswich General Cemetery, on the corner of Cemetery and Warwick Roads, the triangular plot, containing 68 burials, is delineated on two sides by shrubs. A Cross of Sacrifice stands in one of the triangular points.

During WWII a number of Australian units were stationed in the Brisbane-Ipswich area. Many of the casualties resulted from air training accidents at the No. 6 Aircraft Depot at Oakey and the Air Base at Amberley.


Commonwealth War Graves Commission