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26th Battalion : 22-September-2011
26th Battalion : 22-September-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The Bhutan Cypress tree is dedicated to those who served with the 26th Infantry Battalion 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 26 AUST INF BN (AIF)
WHO UNDER INSPIRED LEADERSHIP
SERVED WITH DISTINCTION IN DUTCH NEW GUINEA,
TORRES STRAIT, BOUGAINVILLE AND RABAUL 1939 – 1946
AND TO MEMBERS WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE.

      LEST WE FORGET

Source: MA,SKP
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