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Photographs supplied by Sue Milson, Librarian, 4th Australian Infantry Battalion AIF 1939-45 Association Inc
A plaque commemorates fourteen soldiers of the 4th Infantry Battalion who were killed on March 15th 1943 when a mortar shell they were examining exploded.


Address:Miling - Moora Road, Moora, 6510
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -30.630589
Long: 116.03003
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event STart Date:15-March-1943
Actual Event End Date:15-March-1943


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1995
Front Inscription

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

Source: MA
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