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Office Of Australian War Graves Information Brochure

Office Of Australian War Graves Information Brochure coverThe Office of Australian War Graves (OAWG) is part of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs. It has three distinct roles:

  • to maintain war cemeteries and individual war graves within Australia and the region, as agents of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission;
  • to officially commemorate eligible veterans who have died post-war and whose  deaths are accepted as being caused  by war service;
  • to provide and maintain national memorials overseas...

Official commemoration of eligible Veterans

The authority for the post-war commemoration of veterans whose  deaths are accepted as due to war related causes  is a War Cabinet  Decision of 10 March 1922. Successive governments have reaffirmed their commitment to official commemoration...

Find out more about the Office of Australian War Graves (OAWG) in the brochure:

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