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    Lamarien (Lamerien) East New Britain Province Papua New Guinea (PNG)
Location
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).

Wartime History
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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Last Updated
March 22, 2020

 

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