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34th Battery -Cameron Family Plaque : 24-07-2013
34th Battery -Cameron Family Plaque : 24-07-2013
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The plaque donated in 2012 by the Cameron Family commemorates the 34th Heavy Anti Aircraft Battery who were stationed on Horn Island during World War Two.

The 34th Australian Anti-aircraft Battery was located at King's Point on Horn Island in far north Queensland between 1942 and 1944. The unit was formed under the command of Major Tom Rusden in Braybrook, Victoria on the !st September 1942. The Battery was the first anti-aircraft battery to arrive on Horn Island and was split into two sections. A Section was located on Double Hill and B Section was located at King Point.


Address:Airport Road, Horn Island Airport, Horn Island, 4875
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -10.589568
Long: 142.293915
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Approx. Event Start Date:1942
Approx. Event End Date:1944


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 25th April, 2012
Front Inscription

In remembrance of 34 Heavy Anti Aircraft Battery

Horn Island 1942 - 1944

Donated by the Cameron Family

25 April 2012

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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