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05-June-2014
05-June-2014
Photographs supplied by Linda Barraclough

A plaque commemorates Sister Irene Singleton who died of illness in 1945 while a prisoner of the Japanese during World War Two on Banka Island. 

Location

Address:Johnson & Foster Streets, Maffra Library, Maffra, 3860
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.967776
Long: 146.978265
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:20-February-1945
Actual Event End Date:20-February-1945
Monument Designer:Brooks, Robinson & Co (Melbourne, VIC)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 27th July, 1947
Front Inscription

Sister Irene A. Singleton 
A.A.M.C
Who Gave Her Life On Service
At Muntok, Bangka Island,
Sumatra
20th Feb 1945

Source: MA
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