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8th Battalion : 23-September-2011
8th Battalion : 23-September-2011
Photographs supplied by Kent Watson

A plaque which was planted at the base of a tree, commemorates those who served with the 8th Battalion during World War One.  The tree was planted on the 4th August 1934 and was No. 104 in the ballot. 

The 8th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army. Initially raised in 1914 for the First Australian Imperial Force during the First World War the battalion was completely recruited from Victoria and formed the 2nd Brigade, 1st Division. During the war it fought at Gallipoli and in France and Belgium on the Western Front.

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

8TH BATTALION

Source: MA,SKP
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