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09-May-2016
09-May-2016

Photographs supplied by Neil Follett

A monument commemorates that the site was used during World War Two as the headquarters of the anti-aircraft searchlight companies engaged in the defence of Mel­bourne.

Location

Address:Rosamond Road, Highpoint West Shopping Centre, Maribyrnong, 3032
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.773256
Long: 144.888065
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

                1939 - 1945

This Plaque Commemorates That During World War 2
This Site Was Headquarters Of The Anti-Aircraft
Searchlight Companies Engaged In The Defence Of
Mel­bourne. Units Were Trained Here For Service In
Darwin, New Guinea and Borneo. The 2/2nd A/A Artillery
Regiment Left Here For Service In The Middle East, Java
And New Guinea.

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP
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