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Rookies` Return : 17-September-2012
Rookies` Return : 17-September-2012

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A plaque commemorates the Army and Air Force recruits who were stationed at the Shepparton Showgrounds from 1940 to 1945 during World War Two.

Location

Address:High Street (Midland Highway), Gate 1, Shepparton Showgrounds, Shepparton, 3630
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.382274
Long: 145.408724
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:Saturday 23rd October, 1993
Front Inscription

ROOKIES` RETURN
Commemorating The Army And Air Force
Recruits And Staff Who Were Stationed
At The Shepparton Showgrounds During
World War II From 1940 - 1945 

     Unveiled By
His Excellency,
The Honourable Richard E. McGarvie,
Governor Of Victoria
23rd October 1993

Source: MA
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