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The monument commemorates the 60th anniversary of the Royal Australian Regiment.


Address:The Strand, ANZAC Memorial Park, Townsville, 4810
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -19.254934
Long: 146.821734
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event STart Date:23-November-1948
Actual Event End Date:23-November-2008


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 9th February, 2008
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The Royal Australian Regiment
60th Anniversary

This memorial was officially unveiled by His Excellency Major General Michael Jeffery AC CVO MC (Rtd) Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia and Commander-in-Chief of the Australian Defence Force

Dedicated to who have served in the Royal Australian Regiment and in recognition of the sacrifices made in the service of our country since the formation of the regiment on 23 November 1948

`And here we guard the record which they themelves have made`  C E W Bean

9 February 2008
Maj Gen J M Connolly AO CSC (Rtd)  Colonel Commandant

Mr V P Svenson MBE  Original member

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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