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Plaque commemorates those who served in 54th Battalion during World War One.
The 54th Battalion was raised in Egypt on 16 February 1916 as part of the “doubling” of the Australian Imperial Force (A.I.F.) Half of its recruits were Gallipoli veterans from the 2nd Battalion, and the other half, fresh reinforcements from Australia. Reflecting the composition of the 2nd, the 54th was predominantly composed of men from New South Wales. The battalion became part of the 14th Brigade of the 5th Australian Division.
|Address:||Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Australian War Memorial, Campbell, 2612|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -35.281361|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||04-August-1914|
|Actual Event End Date:||28-June-1919|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Tuesday 14th February, 2012|
In Memory Of Those Who Served With
54th AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION, AIF
1916 - 1918
France and Flanders 1916 - 1918
Somme 1916 - 1918, Bullecourt, Ypres 1917, Menin Road, Polygon Wood, Poelcappelle, Passchendaele, Ancre 1918, Villers-Bretonneux, Amiens, Albert 1918, Mont St Quentin, Hindenburg Line, St. Quentin Canal
Lest We Forget