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18-November-2014
18-November-2014

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The park commemorates the 36th Infantry Battalion which served in World War Two.

Location

Address:Hill Street, 36 Battalion Park, Leichhardt, 2040
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.880259
Long: 151.161017
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 12th October, 1985
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36 Battalion Park

This park was formally dedicated to those who served in the 36th Australian Infantry Battalion during World War II by the Mayor of the Municipality of Leichhardt  Alderman J.W. "Bill" Brady on  Saturday 12 October 1985.

The battalion fought with distinction at Buna-Gona, Sananda Road, Liberation of Australian New Guinea , South West Pacific 1942 – 1945.

Many notable citizens of Leichhardt served their country in the battalion, which was raised in the Leichhardt District and trained in the Drill Hall which stood on this site.

Source: MA,NRWM,MA
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