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52nd Australian Composite Anti-Aircraft Plaque : March 2014
52nd Australian Composite Anti-Aircraft Plaque : March 2014
Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams
Plaque commemorates the 50th anniversary of the formation of the 52nd Australian Composite Anti-Aircraft Regiment. The 52nd Composite Anti-Aircraft Regiment was formed in September 1943 from previously independent anti-aircraft batteries.

Location

Address:Argyle Place & Lower Fort Street, The Garrison Church, Millers Point, 2000
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.858434
Long: 151.205546
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Approx. Event Start Date:1943
Approx. Event End Date:1993

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 22nd August, 1993
Front Inscription
TO COMMEMORATE THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF
THE FORMATION- 52ND AUSTRALIAN COMPOSITE
ANTI-AIRCRAFT REGIMENT
AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCES
FIRST MOBILE REGIMENT TO SERVE ON FOREIGN SOIL

DUTCH NEW GUINEA
139 -3•7 HEAVY AA BATTERY               MERAUKE
154 -40 BOFORS LIGHT AA BATTERY  BOETI
76 AA SEARCHLIGHT BATTERY           SPADEN
52ND AA OPERATIONS                         KLAPA  LIMA
52ND AA WORKSHOPS                         TANNAH MERAH
52ND CORPS SIGNALS                          EILANDEN RIVER
DEDICATED 22ND AUGUST 1993
THANKSGIVING TO GOD FOR THOSE WHO SERVED 

 
Source: MA
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