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A plaque commemorates those who served in the Z Force in World War Two.
Z Special Unit (also known as Special Operations Executive (SOE), Special Operations Australia (SOA) or the Services Reconnaissance Department (SRD) was a joint Allied special forces unit formed during the Second World War to operate behind Japanese lines in South East Asia. Predominantly Australian, Z Special Unit was a specialist reconnaissance and sabotage unit that included British, Dutch, New Zealand, Timorese and Indonesian members, predominantly operating on Borneo and the islands of the former Netherlands East Indies.
|Address:||Flinders Lane, Flinders Memorial Park, Rockingham, 6168|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -32.275833|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||2005|
Erected in memory of the members of Services Reconnaissance Department
"Z - Force"
Singapore Malaya Timor Java Sea New Guinea China Sea New Britain Borneo Phillipines
1939 - 1945
Lest We Forget