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14-April-2014
14-April-2014

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A memorial commemorates members of the 2nd / 28th Battalion and the 24th Anti Tank Regiment who died or were killed during World War Two.

The memorial lists the cemeteries where the members of these units are buried.

Monument characteristics :

A cast metal depiction of the eternal flame.  The flame stands on three tiers,each tier bearing brass plates of the names of campaigns in which these two units participated

Location

Address:May Drive near Saw Avenue, Kings Park & Botanic Garden, Kings Park , 6005
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.962025
Long: 115.824306
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

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 8th October, 1961
Front Inscription

WORLD WAR II  1939-1945
THIS COMMEMORATES The Men Of THE 2/28TH INFANTRY BATTALION And 24th ANTI TANK COMPANY AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCES WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY

DEFENCE ALAMEIN LINE

IN TWO WORLD WARS THE 28TH AND 2/28TH INFANTRY BATTALIONS COMMEMORATE 
IN CEMETERIES,  MEMORIALS 
AND GARDENS OF REMEMBRANCE 
OVER 2100 SOLDIERS

 


 

Left Side Inscription

TOBRUK

TOBRUK LIBYA 1941
TOBRUK WAR CEMETERY
INSIDE THE WIRE
[ Names ]


KNIGHTBRIDGE WAR CEMETERY ACROMA
OUTSIDE THE WIRE
[ Names ]

El Alamein

El Alamein Egypt 1942
The Alamein Memorial
No known grave
[ Names ]
 

El Miteirya

Qat Tara Track [ Ruin Ridge]

El Alamein Egypt 1942
El Alamein War Cemetery
[ Names ]

Back Inscription

Borneo  Labuan  Beaufort

Borneo
Labuan War Cemetery
[ Names ]

Ceylon
Colombo (Kanatte) General Cemetery
[ Name ]

Lae Naqdzab  Busu River  Siki Cove

New Guinea
Lae War Cemetery
[ Names ]

Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery
[ Names ]

Lae Memorial Port Moresby Memorial
[ Names ]

Right Side Inscription

SCARLET BEACH  GUSICKA   FINSCHAFEN

AUSTRALIA
CEMETERIES
(Names)

GARDENS OF REMEMBRANCE

Died as a result of service in the armed forces of the Commonwealth
791
Only the dead have seen the end of war ..... Plato

Tel E Makh Khad

Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery
[ Names ]

Ismailia war memorial cemeteries  Haifa
[ Names ]

Italy War Cemeteries
[ Names ]

 

Inscription in Proximity

THIS MEMORIAL IS A SYMBOLIC FLAME  
It perpetuates the memory of those members of the 2/28th Battalion & 24th Anti-Tank Company who made the supreme sacrifice
Second World War 1939 – 1945

Lest We Forget

Source: MA
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