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24-October-2014
24-October-2014
Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

A Plaque commemorates those who served with HQ First Australian Army between 1942 and 1945 during World War Two.

Location

Address:Kennedy Highway, Rocky Creek Memorial Park , Rocky Creek , 4882
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -17.182424
Long: 145.455395
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:1945
Link:http://www.dva.gov.au/consultation-…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 11th August, 2013
Front Inscription
   THIS COMMEMORATES THE SERVICE OF
     HQ FIRST AUSTRALIAN ARMY

AND THE UNITS UNDER ITS COMMAND DURING THE
DEFENCE OF AUSTRALIA 1942 -45 WHILE LOCATED AT
       TOOWOOMBA - MAREEBA - LAE
( THIS PLAQUE ARRANGED BY FORMER GENERAL
STAFF MEMBER LT.COL. JSD MELLICK OAM ED WITH
THE VALUABLE HELP OF THE ROCKY CREEK WAR
MEMORIAL PARK ADVISORY COMMITTEE 11.AUG. 2013).



 
Source: DVA, MA
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