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20-July-2014
20-July-2014
Photographs supplied by Chris McLaughlin

A plaque commemorates those who served with the 16th Australian Infantry Battalion during World War Two.

Location

Address:The Esplanade, Darwin Cenotaph, Bicentennial Park, Darwin, 0800
State:NT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -12.466739
Long: 130.839982
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

Dedication

Front Inscription

16 AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION (A.I.F.)
13 INFANTRY BRIGADE
 ERECTED TO COMMEMORATE THE SERVICE AND SACRIFICE OF BATTALION PERSONNEL IN THE DARWIN AREA 1943 - 1944
AND THE NEW BRITAIN CAMPAIGN 1944 - 1945.
PRESENTED BY THE XVl BATTALION THE CAMERON HIGHLANDERS OF WESTERN AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATION.

"LEST WE FORGET"

Source: MA,SKP
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