Monument and graves in Tobruk war cemetery. The original monument was erected by Australian ...

Accession Number P11259.004
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Place made North Africa: Libya, Cyrenaica, Tobruk Area, Tobruk
Date made c 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Monument and graves in Tobruk war cemetery. The original monument was erected by Australian forces in 1941 when the cemetery was first used as a burial ground during the siege of Tobruk. The cemetery was later expanded to include battlefield graves moved to the site.

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