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Title: AIF recruits marching into Naval Base training camp, 1940
Imprint: Perth : Western Mail, 1940
Notes: Published in The Western Mail, 21 November 1940, page 22. Digital copy taken from microfilm at State Library of WA in 2018.
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Summary: After early militia units had trained at Naval Base, the newly-formed 2nd Australian Imperial Force found it had more recruits than its training grounds at Northam could hold. So older campsites like Naval Base became the first stop for new recruits after being inducted at Claremont Showgrounds. In the background is Cockburn Sound, and the troops are marching across today's Cockburn Road just south of Woodman Point.
Subject: Cockburn Region (W.A.) -- Naval Base
World War, 1939-1945 -- Cockburn region (W.A.)
Military training camps -- Cockburn Region (W.A.)
AIF recruits marching into Naval Base training camp, 1940

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