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The Pacific Islands Regiment Plaque
The Pacific Islands Regiment Plaque
Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

The plaque commemorates those who served in the Pacific Islands Regiment in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.

Location

Address:Ann Street, ANZAC Square, Shrine of Remembrance Crypt, Brisbane, 4000
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.466428
Long: 153.0265
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple

Dedication

Front Inscription

The Pacific Islands Regiment
"Ryokuin, Yabanjin Hei "

1940   1947
Papuan Infantry Battalion
1,2 and 3 New Guinea Infantry Battalions

Dedicated to the soldiers of Australia, Papua and New Guinea who served and died in the Campaigns in Papua, New Guinea, New Britain and Bouganville

1950      1975

1 and 2 Battalions, PIR

In remembrance of the soldiers of Australia and the Territory of Papua and New Guinea who carried on the traditions and kept the peace

1975

In honour of the soldiers of the Royal Pacific Islands Regiment who guard the battle honours won by the Regiment in WWII

 

Source: MA,SKP, QWMR
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