Templeton's Crossing Battle

Trevor
16/12/2016 11:25

Templeton's Crossing was the name given to the first point where the Kokoda Trail, outward bound from Port Moresby, crossed Eora Creek. It was named in remembrance of Captain Sam Templeton of the 39th Battalion, who was killed near Oivi on 26 July 1942.

 

Read more about the Battle of Templeton's Crossing at the Australian War Memorial Website -- https://www.awm.gov.au/military-event/E296/

 

The battle went from the 15th of October 1942 to the 20th of October 1942.

Tags: Templeton's Crossing, world war 2, world war II, wwii
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