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Commemorates the personnel who have died while serving in either the 1st Australian Infantry Battalion, the 2nd / 1st Infantry Battation, or the 1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment
|Address:||300 Waterdale Road, Repatriation Hospital, Remembrance Garden, Heidelberg, 3081|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.755725|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||2003|
The Association of First Infantry Battalions
Battle & Theatre Honours bestowed on 1st Aust Inf Bn. A.I.F. 2nd/1st Aust Inf Bn. A.I.F and 1st Bn. R.A.R.
1st Bn. A.I.F Saukin 1885 South Africa 1899-1902 Herbertshohe 1914 ANZAC Landing of ANZAC Defence of ANZAC Sari-Lone Pine Gallipoli Suvla Egypt 1916-18 France & Flanders 1916-18 Somme Pozieres - Epehy Bullecourt Ypres 1917 Menin Road Polygon Wood Broodseinde Poelcappelle Passchendaele Hazebrouck Albert 1918 (Cuignes) Hindenberg Line
2nd/1st Bn. A.I.F North Africa 1940-41 Middle East 1941 Bardia 1941 Capture of TObruk Greece 1941 Mount Olympus Bralos Pass Crete - Retimo Kokoda Track Bora Creek - Templetons Crossing Oiva - Gorari Buna - Gona Sanananda Road Nambut Ridge But - Dugua Hawain River Soiuth West Pacific 1942 - 1945 Liberation of Australian New Guinea We shall remember Retimo
1st Bn RAR Korea 1950-53 Kapyong Maryang San Malaya 1959-61 Vietnam 1965-66 Bein Hoa - Iron Triangle Vietnam 1968-69 Coral - Balmoral Somalia 1991 East Timor 2000 East Timor 2003
1 RAR was awared the United States Army Meritorious Unit Commendation for its service in South Vietnam 1965-66 whilst attached to the 173rd Airborne Brigade of the United States Army.
In memory of departed comrades. Lest We Forget