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24-October-2014
24-October-2014
Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

The plaque commemorates those who served with the 51st Infantry Battalion since the Battalion's inception in March 1916.

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 Regiment      Second 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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