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Corporal Rod Breavington : 13-May-2012
Corporal Rod Breavington : 13-May-2012
Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Commemorates Corporal Rod Breavington who was executed by the Japanese at Changi as a prisoner of war during World War Two

Location

Address:James Street, Police Station, Northcote, 3070
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.775
Long: 144.997778
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:02-September-1942
Actual Event End Date:02-September-1942

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 7th July, 1990
Front Inscription

To honour Northcote`s bravest

First Constable Rod. Breavington Corporal VX63100 RAAOC 

14-4-1904  2-9-1942

"For his example of service & sacrifice" 

Unveiled on 7-7-1990 by K. Clare, A.P.M., O.St.J., Chief Commissioner

Source: MA,VMR,VWHI
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