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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.
|Address:||Airport Road, Horn Island Airport, Horn Island, 4875|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -10.589568|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1942|
|Approx. Event End Date:||1944|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Wednesday 25th April, 2012|
IN REMEMBRANCE OF
34 HEAVY ANTI AIRCRAFT BATTERY
HORN ISLAND 1942-1944
DONATED BY CAMERON FAMILY
25 APRIL 2012