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03-November-2013
03-November-2013

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Commemorates 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 Two from 
October 1942 to September 1945.

Location

Address:Federation Avenue, Darley, 3340
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.657375
Long: 144.446231
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Approx. Event Start Date:October 1942
Approx. Event End Date:September 1945

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 2nd June, 1996
Front Inscription

Australia Remembers 1939 to 1945

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)
Frank Frawley Esq, Commissioners, Mooroobool 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
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