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A plaque commemorates Able Seaman Balleine, who was the Hahndorf band`s side drummer for several years from 1933. He died in November 1941 while serving on the HMAS Parramatta which was struck by a torpedo in the Mediterranean Sea during World War Two.

Location

Address:15 Balhannah Road, Hahndorf Town Band, Hahndorf, 5245
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.027394
Long: 138.812564
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:27-November-1941
Actual Event End Date:27-November-1941

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 25th April, 2009
Source: MA
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