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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
17th October 2018
Reference:   83380
Placename:   Bardia
Designation:   Suburb
Status:   Assigned 18th December 2009
GNB File:   GNB4174
LGA:   Campbelltown
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 58 41
Approx. AGD66 Long:   150 51 43
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 58 35
Approx. GDA94 Long:   150 51 47
Topographic Map:   Campbelltown
1:100000 Map:   Wollongong 9029
Parish:   Minto
County:   Cumberland
Description:   A suburb located in the Campbelltown Local Government Area. Position and extent shown on map GNB4174-3
Origin:   In 1954, Lt-Col Ferguson DSO MC Psc requested that the Barracks be be named "Bardia Barracks" in honor of the 16th Division. The 16th Division (formed at Ingleburn) and the 6th Division were the first Australians in action in World War II and their first engagement was the successful taking of Bardia in North Africa.
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