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06-November-2017
06-November-2017

Photographs supplied by Harry Frochter

The memorial commemorate the men who served and died on the Kokoda Track in New Guinea in World War Two.

The Kokoda Trail or Track is a single-file foot thoroughfare that runs 96 kilometres overland (60 kilometres in a straight line)  through the Owen Stanley Range in Papua New Guinea. The track is the most famous in Papua New Guinea and is known for being the location of the World War Two battle between Japanese and Australian forces in 1942.

Location

Address:Broomehill Road & Albany Highway, Apex Park Rotunda, Kojonup, 6395
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.837222
Long: 117.160278
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
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:2007
Front Inscription

The A. W. Potts - Kokoda Track Memorial is dedicated to all who served on the Kokoda Track in August and to the memory of the soldires of the 39th and 53rd Militia Battalions and the 21st Brigade A.I.F. Battalions

Listed below are those from these units who lost their lives.

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Source: MA
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