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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.
|Address:||Argyle & Lower Fort Streets, The Garrison Church, Millers Point, 2000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.858434|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
2/2 Australian Machine Gun Battalion
Ninth Australian Division
1939 - 1945
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.