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World War Two Plaque : 28-September-2012
World War Two Plaque : 28-September-2012
Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A plaque commemorates those who served in World War Two.


Address:Centre Dandenong Road, Memorial Precinct, Cheltenham Memorial Reserve, Cheltenham, 3192
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.968847
Long: 145.089432
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945


Front Inscription

Second World War

3.9.1939 - 8.5.1945 Victory in Europe  15.8.1945 Victory in Pacific

Number enlisted : 691,000 Men AIF & Militia

35,800 Women AIF & Militia

45,800 Men RAN

3,100 Women RAN

189,700 Men RAAF

27,200 Women RAAF

Killed in action died of wounds and other causes : 26,097 ARMY

2,208 RAN

11,061 RAAF

Wounded : 66,553 (all services)

POWS: 8184 Against Germany

22,376 Against Japan

8,031 (died while captive)

Funded by D.V.A. and Cheltenham Moorabbin RSL


Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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