Surrender Point Memorial, Labuan Island

On 9 September 1945, Lieutenant-General Masao Baba, Commander of the 37th Japanese Southern Army surrendered to Major General George F Wootten of the 9th Australian Division at Surrender Point, leading to the end of the war in the Pacific in the Second World War.

The Surrender Point Memorial on Labuan Island is on the site of the surrender. It is is set in a small park near Timbalai overlooking the South China Sea on the western side of Labuan Island. Timbalai may be reached either by air or from Victoria via Himilton Road

Surrender Point Memorial, Labuan Island

Surrender Point Memorial, Labuan Island