Bomana War Cemetery, Port Moresby

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#1 of 7 in Historic Sites in Papua New Guinea
Pay respects at Bomana War Cemetery, a site that serves as the resting place for about 4,000 Papua New Guinea and Australian soldiers who died fighting the Japanese during World War II. The thousands of white marble headstones stand in long rows across a green field, and many relatives of the deceased travel here to leave flowers on the lost soldiers' graves. While it's true that Americans also died during the battle, most of their bodies were returned to U.S. soil. Also look for the Port Moresby Memorial behind the cemetery that commemorates the fallen soldiers. Make Bomana War Cemetery part of your personalized Port Moresby itinerary using our Port Moresby online visit planner .
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  • A cemetery dedicated to the war dead of the Commonwealth, such as Australia. The vast grounds are lined with tomb ruins and are spectacular. There's also a stone monument on the Kokoda Trail.
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  • Visited Bomana when traveling back to PM after walking the Kokoda Track. I recommend doing the track first, hear the stories of the battles and see the environment in which the war was fought. Then co...  more »
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  • Beautiful memorial, well maintained and cared for. Lest we forget.
  • War Memorial the Commonwealth Soldiers from the WW2 in PNG
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