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A plaque commemorates those who served with the 34th Infantry Battalion during World War One.
The 34th Battalion was dubbed "Maitland’s Own" as it planned to draw the bulk of its recruits from the Maitland area in New South Wales, however a number of recruits hailed from north west of New South Wales.
The battalion suffered 481 deaths and 1727 injuries during its 22 months in service.
|Address:||Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Australian War Memorial, Campbell, 2612|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -35.281361|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Tuesday 14th February, 2012|
IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO SERVED WITH
34TH AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION,
FRANCE AND FLANDERS 1916-1918
MESSINES 1917, YPRES 1917, POLYGON WOOD, BROODSEINDE,
POELCAPELLE, PASSCHENDAELE, SOMME 1918, AVRE, AMIENS,
ALBERT 1918, MONT ST QUENTIN, HINDENBURG LINE,
ST QUENTIN CANAL
LEST WE FORGET