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Cemetery plot location: A-06-41



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Classification: Unknown Soldier
Identification number: Not recorded
Surname: Unknown
Other names:
Plate name: UNKNOWN VICTIMS OF WORLD WAR II BALIKPAPAN, BORNEO *
AKA (Also Known As): Not recorded
Name in kanji: Not recorded
Grave location: A-06-41
Date of birth: Not recorded
Place of birth: Not recorded
Private address:

Not recorded

Business address:

Not recorded

Military rank: Not recorded
Unit regimental number: Not recorded
Date of capture: Not recorded
Place of capture: Not recorded
Reason for internment: Not recorded
Camp interned: Not recorded
Date interned: Not recorded
Health condition on arrival: Not recorded
Trade or occupation: Not recorded
Length of residence in Australia: Not recorded
Date of entry: Not recorded
Port of disembarkation: Not recorded
Ship: Not recorded
Personal effects:

Not recorded

Religion: Not recorded
Nationality: Not recorded
Marital status: Not recorded
Next of kin: Not recorded
Address of next of kin: Not recorded
Relationship to next of kin: Not recorded
Father’s name: Not recorded
Father’s occupation: Not recorded
Mother’s maiden name: Not recorded
Identification: Not recorded
Movement report:

Not recorded

Cause of death: Not recorded
Date of death: Not recorded
Cremation or burial: Burial
Date of burial: Not recorded
Place of first burial: Not recorded
Extra information:

According to local sources, this grave belongs to an unidentified soldier or soldiers. The  remains were originally found in Balikpapan, Borneo, and later located in Australia. They were identified as most likely to be Japanese, and brought to Cowra to be buried.

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The Cowra Japanese War Cemetery Database Project ( 2016-2022 ) © Embassy of Japan, Canberra