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Commemorates the Salvation Army bandsmen who were part of the band of the 2nd / 22nd Battalion members and were sent to New Britain during World War Two
|Address:||300 Waterdale Road, Repatriation Hospital, Heidelberg, 3081|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.755725|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Monday 11th November, 2002|
In memory of the bandsmen of the Salvation Army who formed the Regimental Band of the 2/22 Infantry Battalion A.I.F.
The men of the 2/22nd Battalion were sent to defend New Britain against Japanese attack and were part of "Lark Force".
In 1942, twenty two members of the band paid the supreme sacrifice. Only one survived.
"Lest We Forget"
Unveiled on 11 November 2002