• The defence of the 'Malay barrier': Rabaul and Ambon, January 1942

    Photos from the collection.

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    The Galala prisoner of war cemetery where 365 Australian Soldiers are buried. A new cemetery is being constructed nearby where the men will be reinterred.
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    The plaque on the memorial commemorating Australian sailors, soldiers and airmen who served and died in Ambon 1942 to 1945.
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    The memorial in Ambon commemorating Australian sailors, soldiers and airmen who served and died in Ambon 1942 to 1945. Photographed ANZAC Day 1979.
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    Gull Force veterans at the memorial in Ambon commemorating Australian sailors, soldiers and airmen who served and died in Ambon 1942 to 1945. Photographed ANZAC Day 1979.
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