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Milne Bay Memorial Library and Research Centre

Welcome to the Milne Bay Memorial Library and Research Centre

It is a Memorial Library and Research Centre for the Battle of Milne Bay.

The building is the former Sandgate Army Drill Hall, which was built in 1915.

It is a 9th Battalions Association Inc facility and a community hall.

*** The Library and Research Centre is now open for visits by appointment. ***  Contact us to arrange a visit.

We are recruiting volunteers for our Library and Research Centre. If interested, contact us.

Roof repairs were completed and an air conditioner was replaced with a Qld Govt grant in 2021.

    Events at the hall in 2022
Saturday 5 March12 noonSupport Company 9RQR Reunion [Facebook event link]                                                                  * for former members of Spt Coy 9RQR only *
Saturday 27 August10amBattle of Milne Bay 80th Anniversary Commemoration Service                                                  more details on 80th Anniversary page
Wednesday 7 September11am Battle for Australia Commemoration Service                                                                                more details on 80th Anniversary page
Saturday 10 September9amBrisbane History Group Lest We Forget 1942 PNG Battles seminar [updated flyer pdf link]      purchased tickets required by 2 September

 

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