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Kokoda Track Memorial Walkway : 09-December-2011
Kokoda Track Memorial Walkway : 09-December-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The 1000 steps Kokoda Track Memorial Walk was developed by the Victorian National Parks, and those who had fought on the Kokoda Track.  A series of 14 memorial plaques and installed them at various locations along the walk to commemorate the actions of Australian forces in New Guinea during World War Two.

There are a number of plaques along the track which describe events from the Kokoda campaign and the topography.  Plaques also commemorate the Australian infantry battalions that fought along the Kokoda Track.

 

 

Location

Address:Mount Dandenong Tourist Road, Dandenong Ranges National Park, Upper Ferntree Gully, 3156
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.891967
Long: 145.316506
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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