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

An "Australia Remembers" plaque commemorates the role of the Melbourne Cricket Ground during World War Two.

Location

Address:Brunton Avenue, Melbourne Cricket Ground, East Melbourne, 3002
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

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1995
Front Inscription

Australia Remembers 1939 to 1945
           Australia Remembers 
                1945 - 1995 

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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