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10-December-2014
10-December-2014

Photographs supplied by Bryan Cole / Nigel Daw

A monument commemorates all those who served in the 2nd / 48th Infantry Battalion which was the most highly decorated World War Two unit in the Australian Army. The memorial lists the names of the recipients of the Victoria Cross.

Location

Address:King William Road & Victoria Drive, Pathway of Honour, Adelaide, 5000
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.918871
Long: 138.600541
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Front Inscription

In memory of all mebers who served in 2/48th Infantry Battalion 2nd A.I.F.,
1940 - 1945

Battle Honours
Tobruk, The Salient,
Tel El Eisa, El Alamein,
Lae, Finchhafen, Sattelberg,
Borneo, Tarakan

"Nunquam Victus"

Victoria Cross Awards

WX9858 Stan Gurney
WX10426 Percy Gratwick
SX7089 Bill Kibby
SX7964 Tom Derrick, D.C.M.

 

Source: MA
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