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Event date: 28/07/2018 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Export event
Australian 16th Garrison Battalion Day
Elizabeth Moorhouse
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Australian 16th Garrison Battalion Day

On 25th July 1940 the Australian 161h Garrison Battalion was formed in Sydney to guard the three Camps 6,7,8 at Hay. Over 200 of those who enlisted from Hay during WW2 served in the Hay Garrison.. On 51h July 1943 the strength of the Garrison was increased from 546 to 688.

On 251h  May 1943 Hay outpost of 41 Heaw Wireless Unit  began operations and propaganda radio broadcasts to the Japanese in the north

On Sat 28th July at the Museum, from 5pm to 6pm there will be drinks, nibbles and music, when you can learn more about the 16th Australian Garrison Battalion + our Japanese propaganda broadcasts from Hay

Where: Dunera Museum

When: Saturday July 28

Time: Open 9am - 6pm. Drinks, nibbles and muisic 5pm-6pm

Cost: $5 entry to museum

Contact: David Houston 0428 932 161

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