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Two Aleppo pine trees honour the men from South Brisbane and Coorparoo, and former Grammar School students of the 2/15th Infantry Battalion who fought at El Alamien and Tobruk in North Africa during World War Two.

The Battalion was formed in May 1940 from primarily Queensland volunteers, the battalion served in North Africa in 1941 and 1942 as part of the 20th Brigade, which was assigned to the 7th Division, before being reassigned to the 9th Division.


Address:Oaklands Parade, Anglican Church Grammar School, East Brisbane, 4169
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.481741
Long: 153.051037
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Trees
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:November-2004
Source: BCC,MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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