Milne Bay Memorial Library and Research Centre

Welcome to the Milne Bay Memorial Library and Research Centre

It is a Memorial Library and Research Centre for the Battle of Milne Bay.

The building is the former Sandgate Army Drill Hall, which was built in 1915.

It is a 9th Battalions Association Inc facility and a community hall.

*** The Library and Research Centre is now open for visits by appointment. ***  Contact us to arrange a visit.


Roof repairs were completed and an air conditioner was replaced with a Qld Govt grant in 2021.

    Events at the hall in 2022
Saturday 5 March12 noonSupport Company 9RQR Reunion [Facebook event link]                                                                  * for former members of Spt Coy 9RQR only *
Saturday 27 August10amBattle of Milne Bay 80th Anniversary Commemoration Service                                                  more details on 80th Anniversary page
Wednesday 7 September11amBattle for Australia Commemoration Service
Saturday 10 September9amBrisbane History Group PNG 1942 Battles Seminar - to be confirmed & purchased tickets required


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