14 and 2 Anti Aircraft BatteriesPrint Page
14 and 2 Anti Aircraft Batteries Memorial Plaque commemorates those who served in World War Two.
The 14th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battery was one of the few Militia anti-aircraft units in Darwin at the time of the first raids by the Japanese during World War Two. The unit was equipped with both modern 3.7-inch anti-aircraft artillery and First World War–vintage Lewis light machine-guns.
|Address:||Argyle & Lower Fort Streets, The Garrison Church, Millers Point, 2000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.858398|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
To The Glory of God
14 Australian Anti Aircraft Battery
2 Australian Anti Aircraft Battery
These Batteries Were The First
Australian Army Units
In This Country's History To Engage Forces
Attacking The Australian Mainland
When 242 Japanese Aircraft Bombed
And Strafed Darwin
On 19th February 1942
Total Darwin Area Casualties - 243 killed, 300 wounded
The Enemy Attacked Darwin On 64 occasions.