5th / 7th Battalion (Mechanised) Royal Australian RegimentPrint Page
Plaque commemorates those who served in the 5th/7th Battalion Royal Australian Regiment.
The 5th/7th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (Mechanised) was a mechanised infantry battalion of the Australian Army. The battalion was based at Robertson Barracks in Palmerston, Northern Territory and formed part of the 1st Brigade. It was formed in 1973 by linking both the 5th and 7th Battalions of the Royal Australian Regiment together. In late 2006, as part of the expansion of the Australian Army, the unit was broken up into two separate battalions once again. The unit saw service in East Timor and Iraq.
|Address:||George & Wynyard Streets, Royal Australian Regiment Memorial, Regimental Square, Sydney, 2000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.867117|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-December-1973|
|Actual Event End Date:||03-December-2006|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Wednesday 25th April, 2012|
3 December 1973 3 December 2006
5/7th Battalion (Mechanised)
The Royal Australian Regiment
Holsworthy 1973 - 1998 Darwin 1999 - 2006
RCB Malaysia Cambodia (Elements)
Rwanda (Elements) East Timor
Timor Leste Iraq
Solomon Islands (Elements) Afghanistan (Elements)
In Honour Of Those Who Served, Were Wounded, Injured Or Died.
Lest We Forget
Dedicated on the 25th of April 2012 by the 5/7 RAR (Mech) Association