The war memorial is located on Church Street, Melbourne
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11th July 1940 Air Raid Casualties Memorial, Melbourne


Inscription:
On 11 July 1940, at this site, a bombing raidkilled nine soldiers of the Royal Engineers.
Lance Corporal N WildSapper R ButterworthSapper J E CarterSapper H CookSapper A W GardnerSapper H S KillinerSapper J W RobinsonSapper W SaxbySapper N Simpson
We will remember them.The Melbourne Branch of the Royal British Legion 2010
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Eight of the men killed in the air raid are buried together at the Melbourne Cemetery



Sources used:
Soldiers Died in the Second World War CD-ROM - Naval & Military Press
Commonwealth War Graves Commission


All photographs, unless otherwise stated, copyright of Chris Preston