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The Mersing Cross commemorates members of the 2nd / 18th Infantry Battalion who fought in World War Two.

The Mersing Cross was erected by the side of the road (where the Battle of Jemaluang was fought) by Charles Wagner and the party who went to Mersing after the cessation of hostilies to de-louse the area which had been mined. They carved the inscription with a knife and filled it with tar from the road. It was brought from Singapore soon after the war. 


Address:754 Pacific Highway, St. John the Evangelist`s Anglican Church, Gordon, 2072
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.757133
Long: 151.152887
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Religious Object
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945
Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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