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|Address:||Miling - Moora Road, Moora, 6510|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -30.630589|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||15-March-1943|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-March-1943|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||1995|
Australia Remembers 1945 - 1995
In memory of fourteen soldiers of the 4th Australia Infantry Battalion killed on 15th March 1943 at a location approximately 100 metres SSE of this plaque.
The fourteen soldiers were killed when a mortar bomb, being closely examined by the group, expolded, killing all.
Those killed were :-
Mortar Platoon [ Names ]
The funeral took place at Moora Cemetery on 16th March, 1943.
The bodies were transferred to Karrakatta Cemetery after the cessation of the War.
Lest We Forget
A Moora Centenary Project 1995