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Melbourne Cricket Ground : 27-June-2012
Melbourne Cricket Ground : 27-June-2012
Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Commemorates the role of the Melbourne Cricket Ground during World War Two 

Location

Address:Brunton Avenue, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, 3000
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.820569
Long: 144.982182
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:1994
Front Inscription

Australia Remembers 1939 to 1945

This plaque is to commemorate the contribution made by the Melbourne Cricket Ground towards the final victory in World War II, by its invaluable service to thousands of members of the Australian and United States Armed Forces, who at different times called this ground home.

In this the 50th anniversary of the ending of World War II. 

1995

Melbourne Cricket Club

Returned & Services League of Australia

Source: MA
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