50th Anniversary Kapooka Military Area Print Page
3” mortar monument commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the Kapooka Military Area which commenced operations on 1 May 1942.
A major Australian Army camp was constructed at Kapooka in 1942 and one year later there were 8,000 troops in training there with Wagga taking on the characteristics of a garrison town.
|Address:||Baylis & Morrow Streets, Victory Memorial Gardens, Wagga Wagga, 2650|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -35.109444|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||01-May-1942|
|Actual Event End Date:||01-May-1992|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||1992|
This monument commemorates the 50th Anniversary
Kapooka Military Area
which commenced operations 1st May 1942.
Alderman P. Brassil Colonel G.W. Hurford
Wagga Wagga Kapooka Military Area