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A monument commemorates all who served in the 3rd Battalion Royal Australian Regiment.

3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3 RAR) is a parachute infantry battalion of the Australian Army, based in Sydney. 3 RAR was initially formed in 1945 as the 67th Battalion and has seen active service in Japan, Korea, Malaya, South Vietnam, East Timor, the Solomon Islands, Afghanistan and Iraq. The Battalion is a rapid deployment light infantry unit which makes up a major part of Australia's Ready Deployment Force.



Address:King William Road & Victoria Drive, Pathway of Honour, Adelaide, 5000
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.918871
Long: 138.600541
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 27th March, 2011
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3rd Battalion
The Royal Australian Regiment

Dedicated To All Members Who Have Served In The Battalion From Its Raising In 1948 And, In Particular, To Those Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice.

Lest We Forget

Areas Of Deployment

Japan       Korea                      Malaya                 Thai/Malay Border  
Malaysia  Borneo                    South Vietnam    East Timor  
Iraq           Solomon Islands   Timor Leste          Afghanistan

Unveiled by Brig L. J. Lewis AM (Ret) on the 27th of March 2011

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