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First War Cabinet Meeting : 22-October-2011
First War Cabinet Meeting : 22-October-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A plaque commemorates the first war cabinet meeting held in September 1939 by Prime Minister Robert Menzies. A second bas relief plaque gives details of the War Cabinet Rooms at Victoria barracks. 

Location

Address:St. Kilda Road, Victoria Barracks, Melbourne, 3000
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.826808
Long: 144.971072
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:27-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:27-September-1939

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 24th September, 1996
Front Inscription

This Plaque Was Unveiled By
THE HON. JOHN HOWARD MP,
PRIME MINISTER OF AUSTRALIA
On 24 September 1996
To Commemorate The First War Cabinet Meeting
On 27 September 1939
Chaired By
THE HON. R. G. MENZIES K.C., M.P.,
THEN PRIME MINISTER OF AUSTRALIA

Source: MA
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