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

The plaque commemorates Australia's contribution of service personnel 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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