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2/3rd Pioneer Battalion : 21-September-2011
2/3rd Pioneer Battalion : 21-September-2011
Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A Bhutan Cypress tree commemorates the members of the 2nd / 3rd Pioneer Battalion that died in service or were killed in action during World War Two.

Location

Address:Birdwood Avenue, Shrine Reserve, 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

THIS BHUTAN CYPRESS IS DEDICATED TO
THE GALLANT MEN OF THE 2/3 PIONEER BATTALION
WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY

2nd/3rd AUSTRALIAN PIONEER BATTALION
NINTH DIVISION 1939 - 1945
EL ALAMEIN - NEW GUINEA – TARAKAN

LEST WE FORGET

Source: MA,SKP
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