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List of famous people buried in Karrakatta Cemetery, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Celebrities are often buried in the highest caliber cemeteries, mausoleums and tombs, which is why we've created this list of celebrities buried in Karrakatta Cemetery. If you're ever visiting Karrakatta Cemetery and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.

This is a list that includes people like Heath Ledger and John Forrest.

This list answers the questions "Which famous people are buried in Karrakatta Cemetery?" and "Which celebrities are buried in Karrakatta Cemetery?"

From celebrity tombs at Karrakatta Cemetery to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Karrakatta Cemetery. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Karrakatta Cemetery, like what year and where the person was born.

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Heath Ledger is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
Died at 29 (1979-2008) Heath Andrew Ledger was an Australian actor and director. After performing roles in Australian television and film during the 1990s, Ledger left for the United States in 1998 to develop his film ...more

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Paul Hasluck is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
Died at 88 (1905-1993) Sir Paul Meernaa Caedwalla Hasluck KG, GCMG, GCVO was an Australian historian, poet, public servant and politician, and the 17th Governor-General of Australia.

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John Curtin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
Died at 60 (1885-1945) John Joseph Curtin was an Australian politician who was the 14th Prime Minister of Australia from 1941 to 1945 and the Leader of the Labor Party from 1935 to 1945. Having first formed a minority ...more

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Frederick Vosper is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
Frederick Vosper Died at 32 (1869-1901) Frederick Charles Burleigh Vosper was an Australian newspaper journalist and proprietor, and politician. He was well known for his ardent views and support of Australian republicanism, ...more

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John Forrest is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
Died at 71 (1847-1918) Sir John Forrest GCMG was an Australian explorer, the first Premier of Western Australia and a cabinet minister in Australia's first federal parliament. As a young man, John Forrest won fame as ...more

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Alexander Forrest is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
Died at 52 (1849-1901) Alexander Forrest CMG, was an explorer and surveyor of Western Australia, as well as a politician.

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Thomas Walker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
Died at 74 (1858-1932) Thomas Walker was an Australian politician, a member of two different state parliaments. Walker was born in Preston, Lancashire, England, the son of corn miller and merchant Thomas Walker, and ...more

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David Fenbury is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
Died at 60 (1916-1976) David Maxwell Fenbury was an Australian public servant. He was educated at Christian Brothers College, Perth and the University of Western Australia. On 29 October 1941 Fenbury joined the ...more

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Joseph Furphy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
Died at 69 (1843-1912) Joseph Furphy, is widely regarded as the "Father of the Australian novel". He mostly wrote under the pseudonym Tom Collins, and is best known for his novel Such Is Life, regarded as an ...more

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Maitland Brown is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
Died at 62 (1843-1905) Maitland Brown was an explorer, politician and pastoralist in colonial Western Australia. He is best remembered as the leader of the La Grange expedition, which searched for and recovered the ...more

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Thomas Meagher is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
Died at 77 (1902-1979) Sir Thomas William Meagher was a medical practitioner who, starting in 1939, served as Lord Mayor of Perth, Western Australia. A native of Menzies, Thomas Meagher attended Christian Brothers ...more

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Walter James is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
Walter James Died at 80 (1863-1943) Sir Walter Hartwell James KCMG, KC, was the fifth Premier of Western Australia and an ardent supporter of the federation movement.

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Charles Harper is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
Died at 70 (1842-1912) Charles Harper was a pastoralist, newspaper proprietor and politician in colonial Western Australia.

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Henry Daglish is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
Died at 54 (1866-1920) Henry Daglish was the sixth Premier of Western Australia and the state's first Labor Premier. Henry Daglish was born in Ballarat West, Victoria on 18 November 1866. He was educated in Geelong, ...more

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Edward Wittenoom is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
Edward Wittenoom Died at 82 (1854-1936) Sir Edward Charles Wittenoom KCMG was an Australian politician, member of the Western Australian Legislative Council for thirty four years.

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Edith Cowan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
Died at 71 (1861-1932) Edith Dircksey Cowan, MBE was an Australian politician, social campaigner and the first woman elected to an Australian parliament.

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John Scaddan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
John Scaddan Died at 58 (1876-1934) John Scaddan, CMG, popularly known as "Happy Jack", was Premier of Western Australia from 7 October 1911 until 27 July 1916.

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William Purkiss is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
William Purkiss Died at 62 (1844-1906) William Morton Purkiss was a Member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly from 1901 to 1904. Born in Hobart, Tasmania in 1844, Purkiss was the son of draper William Morton Purkiss and ...more

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Martin O'Meara is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
Martin O'Meara Died at 50 (1885-1935) Martin O'Meara VC was both an Irish-born Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth

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Charles Wittenoom is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
Charles Wittenoom Died at 90 (1879-1969) Charles Horne Wittenoon, Australian politician, was a Member of the Western Australian Legislative Council for twelve years. Born in Geraldton, Western Australia on 6 December 1879, he was the ...more

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Michael O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
Michael O'Connor Died at 75 (1865-1940) Michael O'Connor was a Member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly from 1901 to 1904.

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Patrick Clune is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
Patrick Clune Died at 71 (1864-1935) Patrick Joseph Clune, DD CSsR, an Australian metropolitan bishop, was the fourth Roman Catholic Bishop of Perth and first Archbishop of Perth. Clune served continuously in these roles from 1910 ...more

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Redmond Prendiville is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
Redmond Prendiville Died at 68 (1900-1968) Count Redmond Garrett Prendiville, a former Australian metropolitan bishop, was the fifth bishop and second Roman Catholic Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Perth. In 1933, at the time of his ...more

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Timothy Quinlan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
Timothy Quinlan Died at 66 (1861-1927) Timothy Francis Quinlan CMG KSS was an Australian politician who represented the electorates of West Perth and Toodyay in the Western Australian Legislative Assembly between 1890 and 1894, and ...more

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A. O. Neville is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
A. O. Neville Died at 79 (1875-1954) Auber Octavius Neville was a public servant, notably Chief Protector of Aborigines, in Western Australia.

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James Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
James Mitchell Died at 85 (1866-1951) Sir James Mitchell GCMG was the 13th Premier of Western Australia, serving on two occasions, the Lieutenant-Governor of Western Australia for 15 years and the 22nd Governor of Western

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Philip Collier is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
Philip Collier Died at 75 (1873-1948) Philip Collier was Premier of Western Australia for nine years, the longest ever term for an Australian Labor Party premier. Philip Collier was born at Woodstock near Melbourne, Victoria on 21 ...more

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John Willcock is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
John Willcock Died at 77 (1879-1956) John Collings Willcock was the 15th Premier of Western Australia.

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May Holman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
May Holman Died at 46 (1893-1939) Mary Alice "May" Holman was an Australian politician, the first woman in the Australian Labor Party, and the second woman, after Edith Cowan, to become a parliamentarian. Holman was ...more

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Frank Wilson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
Frank Wilson Died at 59 (1859-1918) Frank Wilson, CMG, was the ninth Premier of Western Australia, serving on two separate occasions. Frank Wilson was born at Monkwearmouth, Sunderland, England on 12 May 1859. He was educated in ...more

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Henry Brockman is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
Henry Brockman Died at 71 (1845-1916) Henry Brockman was an Australian politician. He served as the Member of the Western Australian Legislative Council from 1884 to 1889.

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John Holman is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
John Holman Died at 53 (1872-1925) John Barkell Holman was a Member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly from 1901 to 1921 and 1923 to 1925.

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William Loton is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
William Loton Died at 85 (1839-1924) Sir William Thorley Loton, was an Australian politician.

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Lyall Hall is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
Lyall Hall Died at 74 (1861-1935) Henry Lyall Hall was an Australian politician, serving as the member for Perth in the Legislative Assembly from 1897 until 1901.

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Ernest Cowan is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
Ernest Cowan Died at 73 (1882-1955) Peter Ernest Cowan, usually known as Ernest Cowan, was a Member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly from 1928 to 1930. Born in Wallaroo, South Australia on 3 January 1882, he was the ...more

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Herbert Yelland is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
Herbert Yelland Died at 84 (1878-1962) Herbert John Yelland was a Member of the Western Australian Legislative Council from 1924 to 1936. Herbert Yelland was born in Point Macleay, Wellington, South Australia on 27 February 1878. The ...more

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William Butcher is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
William Butcher Died at 86 (1858-1944) William James Burchell Butcher, Australian politician, was a Member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly for twelve years. Born in Richmond, Tasmania on 24 July 1858, William Butcher ...more

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Pietro Porcelli is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
Pietro Porcelli Died at 71 (1872-1943) Pietro Giacomo Porcelli was an Italian-born sculptor responsible for many statues in Western Australia, including the Explorers' Monument, and those of C. Y. O'Connor and Alexander Forrest. Born ...more

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Ignatius Boyle is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
Ignatius Boyle Died at 78 (1882-1960) Ignatius George Boyle was a politician from Western Australia, and represented the Avon district in the Western Australian Legislative Assembly from 1935 until 1943.

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Henry Keep is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
Henry Keep Died at 42 (1863-1905) Henry Frederick Keep was a Member of the Western Australian Legislative Assembly from 1894 to 1897. The son of farmer Adam Corrie Keep, Henry Keep was born in Wollaston, Northamptonshire, ...more

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James Doland is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
James Doland Died at 63 (1880-1943) James Alfred Doland was a Member of the Western Australian Legislative Council for four months in 1911–12. The son of farmer Thomas Doland and Elizabeth née McGuffin, Doland was born in ...more

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John Francis Connelly is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Buried in Karrakatta Cemetery
John Francis Connelly Died at 68 (1860-1928) John Francis Connelly was an Australian prospector and mine owner. Born in Victoria, he prospected and owned mines in New South Wales. He discovered a platinum field at Fifield before joining ...more