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03-May-2015
03-May-2015
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A plaque commemorates Headquarters 20th Infantry Brigade and 20th Infantry Anti -Tank Company who trained in Bathurst from August 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

North Africa    Papua - 
Tobruk            New Guinea
El Alamein      Borneo

 

        To Commemorate That 
HQ 20TH INFANTRY BRIGADE 
                     and

20TH INFANTRY ANTI TANK COMPANY
AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE  

                Commanded By
Brigadier J J MURRAY DSO MC
   Trained In This Bathurst Camp
   23rd August to 19th October 1940
Leaving Here To Embark For Active Service Overseas
                1940 to 1945
   Unveiled 20th September 2003

 

 

Source: MA
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