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24-October-2014
24-October-2014
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Plaque commemorates those who served with the 7th Battalion A.I.F. (23rd Brigade - 3rd Division) during World War Two. The battalion trained in the Kairi area of the Atherton Tableland between 1943 and 1944.

Location

Address:Kennedy Highway, Rocky Creek Memorial Park , Rocky Creek, 4882
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -17.1825
Long: 145.455278
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945
Link:http://www.rockycreek.com.au

Dedication

Front Inscription
               7TH BATTALION, (A.I.F.)
                      1939 - 1945
           NORTH WEST MURRAY BORDERERS

               23RD BRIGADE - 3RD DIVISION
DARWIN, NEW GUINEA, BRITISH SOLOMONS, BOUGAINVILLE

DEDICATED TO ALL WHO SERVED, AND TO THE MEMORY OF
THE COMRADES WHO DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE
                      LEST WE FORGET

        THE 7TH AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION
TRAINED IN THE KAIRI AREA NOVEMBER 1943 TO APRIL 1944.
PRIOR TO SERVICE IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA AND
          SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA 1944 - 1945

               THEY SHALL GROW NOT OLD
                AS WE WHO ARE LEFT GROW OLD
                 WE SHALL REMEMBER THEM

                       BATTLE HONOURS
THE LIBERATION OF AUSTRALIAN NEW GUINEA



 
Source: RCMP, MA
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