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16-January-2016
16-January-2016

Photographs supplied by Father Ted Doncaster

A national memorial commemorates Australian citizens in Malaya and Singapore, who volunteered to fight in World War Two.

A plaque to commemorate soldiers who served in defence of these countries, as well as Java and Borneo, was unveiled at the City’s Civic Gardens in 2012 to mark the 70th anniversary of their fall to Japanese forces. 
 

Location

Address:Cedric Street & Telford Crescent, Stirling Civic Gardens, Stirling, 6021
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.891333
Long: 115.809467
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:March-2012
Left Side Inscription

World War II

With grateful thanks to the people of Western Australia who welcomed and cared for the men, women and children evacuees from Malaya and Singapore

1941 - 1942

Right Side Inscription

World War II

In memory of all Australians both military and civilian who served with the Malaya Volunteer Forces and other auxiliary services in Malaya and Singapore

1941 - 1942

Source: MA
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