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03-May-2015
03-May-2015
Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland

A plaque commemorates the 2nd / 17th 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:25-August-1940
Actual Event End Date:19-October-1940

Dedication

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

Tobruk - Libya                          El Alamein - Egypt
Lae - Finschhafen                    Brunei - Seria
Jivevaneng - New Guinea        Borneo

               "What we have - we hold !

Dedicated To The Gallant Members Of The
2/17th INFANTRY BATTALION
AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE
Who Trained In This Camp During The Second World War
25th August  to 19th October 1940
Prior To Embarkation For Active Service Overseas  

   Unveiled 20th September 2003

         LEST WE FORGET

Source: MA
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