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16-November-2015
16-November-2015

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A plaque commemorates the contribution made by the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria to the war effort in World War Two.

Location

Address:Epsom Road, Melbourne Showgrounds, Geoffrey Howell Lawn, Ascot Vale, 3032
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.782275
Long: 144.912927
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1995
Front Inscription

Australia Remembers - 1939 to 1945

This plaque is to commemorate the contribution made by the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria towards final victory in World War II.  

By its invaluable service to thousands of members of the 2nd Australian Imperial Force and Royal Australian Air Force who at different times called these showgrounds home.

Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria 
Returned & Services League of Australia

1995

 

 

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