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 Honour board commemorates Australian servicemen and women who served during the Battle of Crete.

The battles for the island of Crete were fought from the second week of May 1941. The island’s British, Commonwealth, and Greek garrison was attacked by German airbourne troops.German troops eventually overran Greece’s largest island and Crete remained occupied by Axis forces until the end of the war. 

Many Australian, British and New Zealand troops fought valiantly with their Cretan allies in the great battle, forging a special bond between the island’s people and the ANZAC troops.


Address:90 Cathies Lane , Pancretan Association of Melbourne, Wantirna South, 3152
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.870444
Long: 145.214467
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Honour Roll
Monument Theme:Conflict
Approx. Event Start Date:1941
Approx. Event End Date:1941


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2012
Source: DVA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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