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

A plaque commemorates the 2nd / 26th Infantry Battalion who trained in Bathurst from February to July 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
Actual Event STart Date:27-February-1941
Actual Event End Date:29-July-1941

Dedication

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

Malaya 1941 - 1942    Ayer Hitam
Segamat                     Namazi Estate
Yong Peng                  Singapore


          Never Unprepared

Dedicated To The Gallant Members Of
             2/26 BATTALION
AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE

27th Brigade 8th Australian Division
Who Trained In This Camp During The Second World War
27 February to 29 July 1941 
Prior To Embarkation For Active Service In Malaya
           LEST WE FORGET
Erected 10 August 2002

 

Source: MA
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