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12-January-2016
12-January-2016

Plaque commemorates those who served with  24th Australian Infantry Battalion in World War One.

The 24th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army,raised in 1915 for service during World War One as part of the 1st Australian Imperial Force.  It was attached to the 6th Brigade, 2nd Division and served during the Gallipoli campaign and in the trenches of the Western Front in France and Belgium.

Following the end of the war the battalion was disbanded in 1919.

Location

Address:Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Australian War Memorial, Campbell, 2612
State:ACT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.28085
Long: 149.146812
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Approx. Event Start Date:1915
Approx. Event End Date:1919
Link:http://www.dva.gov.au/consultation-…

Dedication

Front Inscription
24TH AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION 
              2ND DIVISION, AIF
                    1915 -1919 
SOMME 1916-1918  BROODSEINDE  MONT ST QUENTIN
POZIERES  POELCAPPELLE  HINDENBURG LINE
BAPAUME  PASSCHENDAELE  BEAUREVOIR
BULLECOURT  HAMEL  FRANCE AND 
YPRES 1917  AMIENS  FLANDERS 1916-18
MENIN ROAD  ALBERT 1918  GALLIPOLI 1915
POLYGON WOOD                    EGYPT 1915 - 16
IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE AND 
THOSE WHO SERVED IN THE BATTALION 

                    LEST WE FORGET 
DEDICATED BY THE 2/24TH AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION ASSOCIATION (INC)

 
Source: DVA, MA
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