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34th Battery -Cameron Family Plaque : 24-07-2013
34th Battery -Cameron Family Plaque : 24-07-2013
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Plaque donated in 2012 by the Cameron Family in memory of 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.

Location

Address:Airport Road, Horn Island Airport, Horn Island, 4875
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -10.589568
Long: 142.293915
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Approx. Event Start Date:1942
Approx. Event End Date:1944

Dedication

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

IN REMEMBRANCE OF
34 HEAVY ANTI AIRCRAFT BATTERY
HORN ISLAND 1942-1944
                   DONATED BY CAMERON FAMILY
                                                   25 APRIL 2012

 

Source: MA
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