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24-October-2014
24-October-2014
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A Plaque dedicated to all who served with the 51st Battalion since the Battalion's inception in March 1916. The battalion has seen service in the Boer War and both World Wars. The plaque has the unit colours of the 51st Battalion Far North Queensland Regiment and the 31st / 51st Battalion Second Australian Imperial Force.

Location

Address:Kennedy Highway, Rocky Creek Memorial Park, Rocky Creek, 4882
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -17.1825
Long: 145.455278
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Link:http://www.rockycreek.com.au

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 14th August, 2005
Front Inscription
 51st Battalion Australian Imperial Forces
                South Africa 1899 - 1902
       Pozieres                               Bullecourt
       Messines 1917                     Polygon Wood
       Passchendaele                     Ancre 1918
      Villers Bretonneux                 Hindenberg Line
     Amiens                                    France Flanders 1916-1918
South West Pacific 1943 - 1945  Liberation of Australian New Guinea
            Tsimba Ridge                  Bonis Porton

51st Battalion                          31st/ 51st Battalion
The Far North Queensland            Second
Regiment                                Australian Imperial Forces


Dedicated to the memory of all ranks who served with
                              the
                        51st Battalion
since the Battalion`s inception on 1st March 1916
                 Unveiled 14 Aug 2005
                     Lest We Forget

 
Source: RCMP, MA
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