South Coast Police have renewed calls for information over the senseless vandalism and damage of five war graves at the Nowra Cemetery.
Investigations into the damage of five of 35 marble gravestones at the Nowra War Cemetery are continuing.
Five headstones were pulled from the ground and smashed, in some cases beyond repair.
Personnel from the Commonwealth War Graves inspected the damage and removed the five headstones.
It is understood the headstones, where possible will be repaired and be replaced on a temporary basis until new headstones become available.
South Coast Police have launched an investigating the vandalism, with officer in charge of Nowra Police Station, Inspector Ray Stynes described the acts as "despicable" and "unfathomable".
"It is an out and out show of disrespect to the war veterans that are laid in that area," he said.
It is believed the vandalism occurred between Wednesday, September 11 and Monday, September 16.
Police inquiries are continuing and anyone with any information is urged to contact Nowra Police on 4421 9699 or or Crime Stoppers. on 1800 333 000.
Shoalhaven City Council will also investigate the installation of CCTV and security systems at the Nowra War Cemetery following the incident, with director of assets and works Paul Keech saying the "senseless destruction and disrespect was a sad reflection on the values of those who have committed the acts."
It is the second time in three years the cemetery, which is part of the Nowra General Cemetery, has fallen victim to senseless vandalism.
In August 2016 Swastikas were drawn onto the backs of nine headstones, while more were drawn on a gateway pillar leading into the Naval Cemetery.
All 35 personnel in the Nowra War Cemetery were killed during World War II and include sailors, soldiers and airmen.