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23-September-2013 (Glen Yeomans)
23-September-2013 (Glen Yeomans)

Photographs supplied by Glen Yeomans / Sandra Brown

The plaque, mounted on a plinth, commemorates the 40 Barraba men of the 8th Division killed in action or taken prisoner during World War Two.

Barraba had the unique and tragic distinction of having the highest rate per population of Australian Prisoners of War in any theatre of war during World War Two.


Address:Queen & Maude Streets, Barraba, 2347
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -30.378333
Long: 150.610556
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945


Front Inscription

This plaque is dedicated to the Barraba men of the 8th Division who were either killed in action or taken prisoner of war by the Japanese in 1942

These men were killed in action :
[ Names ]

These men were prisoners-of-war :
[ Names ]

Source: MA,SKP
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