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Battle of Crete : 21-September-2011
Battle of Crete : 21-September-2011

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Graeme Saunders

An olive tree commemorates the Australians and Greeks who sacrificed their lives in World War Two during the Battle of Crete.

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

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1991
Front Inscription

THIS OLIVE TREE
IS DEDICATED TO THE AUSTRALIANS AND GREEKS
WHO SACRIFICED THEIR LIVES
IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR FOR FREEDOM
AND DEMOCRACY IN THE BATTLE OF CRETE.
LEST WE FORGET.
GREEK R.S.L. SUB-BRANCH VIC. 1991

Source: MA,SKP
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