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Battle of Milne Bay - 80th Anniversary Commemorative Service 2022

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From:Saturday 27 August 2022
To:Saturday 27 August 2022
Time:1:30pm - 04:00pm Saturday 27 August 2022
Location:25th Battalion Monument Mother's Memorial Park , Margaret Street, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350 Australia

The Memorial Service is to commemorate the 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Milne Bay and to honour the service of the 25th Militia Battalion (The Darling Downs Regiment) and other units who fought in the Battle of Milne Bay in August-September 1942.

25th/49th RQR will be exercising their right to the Freedom of Entry of the City of Toowoomba.  The 25th/49th RQR will be marching from Godsall Street, along Hume Street, Margaret street then into Mother’s Memorial Park. 

 The Service is to be conducted at the 25th Battalion Monument in the Mother's Memorial Park off Burstow Street Toowoomba at 1.30pm on Saturday 27th August 2022.

The service is to be supported by 25/49RQR and the Harlaxton Brass Band.

This service follows a memorial service at St James Anglican Church, Mort and Russell Streets Toowoomba. This service commences on Saturday 27 August 1.30pm – 4.00pm and is supported by 25/49 RQR who will be parade the Battalion's Colours.

  • 2.30pm - 25th/49th RQR Freedom of Entry
  • 3.00pm – 80th Commemorative Anniversary of the Battle of Milne Bay
25th Battalion Monument Mother's Memorial Park
Margaret Street
Contact phone +61407 621 504
Booking information
Contact organisation25th Battalion Association Inc
Is food and drink available?Not applicable
Are toilets available?Yes
Is there disabled access?Not applicable


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