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2/22nd Battalion : 22-September-2011
2/22nd Battalion : 22-September-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The tree commemorates those of the Lark Force of the 2nd / 22nd Infantry Battalion that died in service or were killed in action during World War Two.


Address:Birdwood Avenue, Shrine Reserve, Melbourne, 3000
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.830139
Long: 144.973276
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945


Front Inscription

2 / 22nd Battalion - Lark Force.

In honoured memory of those who lost their lives in 1942 in the defence of Rabaul, at Tol Plantation, and later as Prisoners of War upon the sinking of the unmarked Japanese prison ship, the Montevideo Maru on the 1st July 1942.                                                 

Source: MA,SKP
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