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The Battalion Colours commemorate the officers and men killed and those wounded from the battalions in both World Wars. The colours were rededicated in 1995.


Address:11 Wakefield Street, St Francis Xavier Cathedral, Adelaide, 5000
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.928709
Long: 138.601424
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Flag
Monument Theme:Conflict


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 13th December, 1984
Front Inscription

To the Glory of God

Commemorating The 43rd and 2/43rd Infantry Battalions, AIF

Their Colours with Battle Honours emblazoned were laid up in this Cathedral on the 13th December 1984

Honouring the memory of 608 officers and men killed and the 1,937 wounded in two World Wars.

On the 10th June, 1995, these colours after conservation were Rededicated to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the landing of the 2 / 43rd Battalion on Labuan Island, North Borneo on the 10 June, 1945.

Nil Desperandum

Source: TOH
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