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A plaque commemorates the 2nd / 17th Infantry Battalion who trained in Bathurst from August 1940 to October 1940 during World War Two.
|Address:||624 Limekilns Road , Remembrance Park Wall, Forest Grove, 2795|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.383089|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||25-August-1940|
|Actual Event End Date:||19-October-1940|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 20th September, 2003|
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"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