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09-May-2016
09-May-2016

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A monument commemorates that this site during World War Two was 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: -37.769722
Long: 144.889722
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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