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Siege of Tobruk Memorial Plaque : 08-June-2012
Siege of Tobruk Memorial Plaque : 08-June-2012

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A plaque commemorates the 56th anniversary of the siege of Tobruk during World War Two.

Location

Address:300 Waterdale Road, Austin & Repatriation Medical Centre, Heidelberg , 3084
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.754167
Long: 145.063333
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

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 8th August, 1996
Front Inscription

Victorian Branch  Rats of Tobruk Association

A similar fig tree to the one planted here was a prominent landmark within the defence perimeter of Tobruk 1941.

This plaque commemorates the 56th anniversary of the siege of Tobruk

Unveiled at Austin & Repatriation Medical Centre  8 August 1996

State President : R Bollard

Melbourne President : E Evans

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP
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