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2/22nd Battalion : 22-September-2011
2/22nd Battalion : 22-September-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A tree commemorates those of the Lark Force of the 2nd / 22nd Battalion that died or were killed in World War Two.

Location

Address:St Kilda Road, Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne, 3000
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.830139
Long: 144.973276
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

2/22ND BATTALION - LARK FORCE.

IN HONOURED MEMORY OF THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES IN 1942 IN THE DEFENCE OF RABAUL, AT TOL PLANTATION,   AND LATER AS PRISONERS OF WAR UPON THE SINKING OF THE UNMARKED JAPANESE PRISON SHIP, THE MONTEVIDEO MARU ON THE 1ST JULY 1942.                                                 

Source: MA,SKP
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