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Australia Remembers : Darley Camp
Australia Remembers : Darley Camp

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An Australia Remembers plaque commemorates the Darley Camp which was used to train women for the Australian Women's Army Service and the Australian Army Medical Womens Service during World War Two.



Address:Fitzroy Street, Darley Park , Darley, 3340
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.657394
Long: 144.442471
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Approx. Event Start Date:October-1942
Approx. Event End Date:September-1945


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 2nd June, 1996
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                   Australia Remembers 1939 - 1945
                                Australia Remembers
                                     1945 -1995

 This plaque is to commemorate the Darley Camp which was used for training of thousands of women for the Australian Army both in the Australian Women's Army Service (AWAS) and the Australian Army Medical Women's Service
                             during World War II
                   October 1942 to September 1945 
                            Jointly Unveiled by
Mrs Elizabeth Lucas, Chairperson of the Council of Ex-Servicewomen's
                              Association (Vic)
       Cr. Delwyn Leggatt, Mayor, Moorabool Shire Council
       Bruce Ruxton Esq. OBE, State President of the RSL
in the 50th Anniversary year of the ending of World War II.
                             2nd June 1996


Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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