Lat 5° 0' 0S Long 151° 56' 60E Lamarien is located at sea level on the shore of Wide Bay near the mouth of the Powell River on the southern coast of New Britain. Also spelled Lamerien. Prewar, located in the Territory of New Guinea. Today located in East
New Britain Province in Papua
New Guinea (PNG).
During early February 1942, occupied by the Japanese Army. Between 1942-1945 attacked by Allied aircraft. On March 10, 1945 the Australian Army landed at Wide Bay and established their headquarters at Lamarien. On June 5, 1945, the 2/2nd Commando Squadron also
established their headquarters at Lamarien.
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March 22, 2020