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Memorial rose garden commemorates Private Ken Sketchley, the first Australia killed in the Korean War.

Private Ken Sketchley of Collie, died on 3 October 1950 when his Bren Gun Carrier tripped a land mine  He was a member of the 3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment which had arrived in Korea only four days previously.

 

 

Location

Address:Steere Street N & Johnstone Streets, Soldiers Park , Collie, 6225
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.35786
Long: 116.156547
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Garden
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:03-October-1950
Actual Event End Date:03-October-1950
Source: HWA
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