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ANZAC MEMORIAL

Hyde Park, South
Sydney NSW 2000
Australia

Locked Bag 53
Darlinghurst NSW 1300

Telephone: 02 9267 7668 or 02 8262 2900
Fax: 02 9264 2039
Email: manager@anzacmemorial.nsw.gov.au
Media Enquiries: 02 8061 9360

 

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The Anzac Memorial Building ABN: 26 397 403 816

On this day
22 October

1916 — HMAS UNA (ex German sloop KOMET) arrived at Malekula Island, New Hebrides, to mount a punitive action against rebellious natives. 40% of UNA’s crew were struck down with malaria

1942 — Battle of GOODENOUGH ISLAND, New Guinea.  This island was occupied by the Sasebo 5th SNLF (Japanese) and securing it was part of the build-up for a major offensive at BUNA

1950 — Battle of YONGJU / The Apple Orchard. This was the first action that Australian troops saw in Korea when they were called to support American troops. Capt Denness won a Military Cross, Lt Butler won a Silver Star and 7 Australians were wounded in the action