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21-December-2011
21-December-2011
Photographs supplied by Kent Watson

A plaque commemorates those from the Polish Armed Forces who gave their lives in Poland and while serving alongside British, Australian and Commonwealth Forces during World War Two. 

Location

Address:Birdwood Avenue, Shrine Reserve, Melbourne, 3000
State:VIC
Area:Foreign
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.830139
Long: 144.973276
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

                  1939 – 1945

                         A TRIBUTE
TO THE MEMBERS OF THE POLISH ARMED FORCES
WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE DURING WORLD WAR II
IN POLAND AND ALONGSIDE BRITISH, AUSTRALIAN AND COMMONWEALTH FORCES
THEY GAVE THEIR LIVES TO KEEP FOREVER BRIGHT
            THAT PRECIOUS LIGHT
                        FREEDOM.
    TAKE UNTO THYSELF O LORD
     THE SOULS OF THE VALIANT

Source: MA,SKP
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