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    Ballarat Victoria Australia

Lat 37° 32' 60S Long 143° 50' 60E  Ballarat is located at an elevation of 1,669' / 508m located along the Yarrowee River in the Central Highlands of Victoria in Australia. To the east is Melbourne. Also known as Ballaarat, Balaratas or Balaratas.

Wartime History
During the Pacific War, American troops were based in Ballarat. After Guadalcanal the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) 11th Marines were stationed in Ballarat to recouperate.

Ballarat Airfield
Wartime airfield used by USAAF in the early stages of the war

City of Ballarat - Official Website
Oz@War - Miliary Units at Ballarat, VIC during World War 2

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019


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