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

A plaque commemorates the 2nd / 18th Infantry Battalion who trained in Bathurst from November 1940 to February 1941 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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 10th August, 2002
Front Inscription

Singapore Island  Johore
Jemaluang           Malaya 1941 - 1942

"Legionis Lampada Tradamus
Hand On the Torch of the Legion

Dedicated To The Memory Of The Members Of 
         2/18th BATTALION
AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE

22nd Brigade 8th Australian Division

Who Trained On This Site During The Second World War
November 1940 to February 1941
And Departed From Here For Active Service In Malaya
For our tomorrow  They gave their today
       LEST WE FORGET
Erected 10 August 2002

 

Source: MA
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