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Dutch War Graves Cairns

Cairns Cemetery contains a plot known as Cairns War Cemetery.

On this plot is a mass grave with 18 Dutch war casualties who, together with others, died in a plane crash on 7 September 1944.

Many years later, in January 1989 , the wreck was discovered north of Mossman.

The Dutch casualties were buried here on 28 July 1989.

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