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

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A tree commemorates the 26th Infantry Battalion of 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

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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