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03-May-2015
03-May-2015
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A plaque commemorates the 2nd / 13th Infantry Battalion who trained in Bathurst from August 1940 to October 1940 during World War Two.

Location

Address:624 Limekilns Road , Remembrance Park Wall, Forest Grove, 2795
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.383089
Long: 149.656466
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:23-August-1940
Actual Event End Date:19-October-1940

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 20th September, 2003
Front Inscription

"Bayonets Abroad"

To Commemorate That The
2/13th INFANTRY BATTALION
(20th Infantry Brigade)
AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE
Trained In This Bathurst Camp
23rd August 1940 to 19th October 1940
Leaving Here To Embark For Active Service Overseas  
         1940 to 1945

Middle East
Er Regima  
Defence of Tobruk 1941
El Dudda    Relief of Tobruk
El Alamein

Pacific
(New Guinea)  Lae Finschhafen
(Borneo)  Brunei  Lutong - Miri
Unveiled 20th September 2003

 

Source: MA
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