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The 36 Battalion Park commemorates the 36th Battalion which served in World War Two.
|Address:||Hill Street, 36 Battalion Park, Leichhardt, 2040|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.880259|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 12th October, 1985|
36 BATTALION PARK
This park was formally dedicated to those who served in the
36th AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION
During World War II
The Mayor of the Municipality of Leichhardt
Alderman J.W. "Bill" Brady
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.