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2-2nd Australian Aust. Machine Gun Battalion Plaque : March 2014
2-2nd Australian Aust. Machine Gun Battalion Plaque : March 2014
Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

Plaque commemorates those who served in the 2nd / 2nd Australian Machine Gun Battalion during World War Two.

The 2/2nd Machine Gun Battalion was raised in Sydney on 2 May 1940 and largely composed of personnel from light horse units in New South Wales and Queensland. Those from New South Wales undertook their initial training at Cowra and from Queensland at Redbank. The battalion came together in Pyrmont in New South Wales at the end of the 1940, prior to embarking for overseas service.

Location

Address:Argyle & Lower Fort Streets, The Garrison Church, Millers Point, 2000
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.858434
Long: 151.205546
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Front Inscription

2/2 Australian Machine Gun Battalion 
Ninth Australian Division 
Second A.I.F. 
1939 - 1945

(Campaigns)

Dedicated To The Men Who Served In The 
2/2 Australian Machine Gun Battalion.

They Fought The Good Fight
They Ran The Straight Race
They Kept The Faith.

Source: NRWM, MA
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