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19-December-2013
19-December-2013

Photographs supplied by Gavin Day

The Memorial commemorates those who have served in the 4th Field Regiment Royal Regiment of Australian Artillery in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.

The monument consists of three walls with a number of plaques mounted on each wall.

Location

Address:Melton Black Drive, Lavarack Army Barracks, Townsville, 4810
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -19.318125
Long: 146.792757
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Link:http://www.qldwarmemorials.com.au/P…

Dedication

Front Inscription

This wall commemorates the 40th anniversary of the raising of the 4th Field Regiment Royal Australian Artillery and depicts the sub-units that have formed the unit since 1960.

It also recognises the countries to which members of the unit have deployed for operational service over the last 40 years.

The wall was unveiled by Colonel K. R. Hall - Colonel Commandant Queensland Region and the Commanding Officer, Lieutenat Colonel R. H. Stanhope, on the 4th May 2000.

1960  2000

Rhodesia  Sinai  Somalia  Rwanda  South Vietnam  Cambodia Western Sahara  Bougainville  East Timor  South East Asia

4th Field Regiment RAA

Left Side Inscription

1915 - 1919
4th Australian Field Artillery Brigade AIF
10  11  12  19  104
Belgium
France

 

1940 - 1946
2/4th Australian Field Regiment AIF
7  8  54
Egypt
Palestine
Syria
New Guinea
Borneo

 

1942 - 1946
4th Australian Field Regiment AIF
10  11  12
New Guinea
Bougainville

Back Inscription

Plaque 1 : 

4th Field Artillery
1943 - 1946
[ Names ]

2/4th Field Regiment RAA
1939 - 1946
[ Names ]

Plaque 2 :

In Memory Of The Officers And Soldiers
Of 4 Regt RAA Who Gave Their Lives
On Operations In Afghanistan
[ Name ]

Plaque 3 :

In Memory Of The Officers And Men Of
4th Field Regiment RAA Who Gave Their Lives
In The Vietnam War 
[ Names ]

Plaque 4 :

Roll of Honour
4th Australian Field artillery Brigade AIF, 1915 - 1919
[ Names ]

"Grant them, O Lord, eternal rest, and may light perpetual shine upon them".

Right Side Inscription

2011 - 2010  
4th Field Regiment RAA
Sinai  Solomon Island  Bosnia  Operation Relex  Iraq  East Timor  Bougainville  Afghanistan

 

2011 -
4th Regiment RAA
East Timor  Afghanistan

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