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12-January-2016
12-January-2016

The plaque commemorates those who served with 24th Infantry Battalion in World War One.

The Battalion was 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      Hindendurg Line  Bapaume 
Passchendaele  Beaurevior           Bullecourt 
Hamel                 

France and Ypres 1917
Amiens              

Flanders 1916 - 18
Menin Road       Albert 1918          Polygon Wood

Gallipoli 1915

Egypt 1915 - 1916

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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