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21st Battalion : 21-September-2011
21st Battalion : 21-September-2011
Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The plaque which was planted at the base of a tree commemorates those who served with the 21st Infantry Battalion during World War One. The tree was planted on the 4th August 1934 and was No. 18 in the ballot. 

The Battalion was raised in 1915 as part of the First Australian Imperial Force for service during World War One and formed part of the 6th Brigade, attached to the 2nd Division. It fought during the Gallipoli campaign and on the Western Front before being disbanded in late 1918. 
 

Location

Address:Birdwood Avenue, Shrine Reserve, Melbourne, 3000
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.830139
Long: 144.973276
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1

Dedication

Front Inscription

21st Battalion

Source: MA,SKP
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