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18-July-2017
18-July-2017

A plaque commemorates those who served with the 2nd / 8th Australian Infantry Battalion during World War Two.

Location

Address:The Esplanade, Darwin Cenotaph, Bicentennial Park, Darwin, 0800
State:NT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -12.466688
Long: 130.839874
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

2 / 8 Australian Infantry Battalion
19th Brigade - 6th Division

This plaque is dedicated to the memory of all members of the Battalion who served in Libya, Greece, Crete, Defence of Darwin 8th June 1942 to 16th June 1943, and New Guinea.

This Battalion truly lived up to its motto "Nulli Secundus"

Erected and donated by ex-members of 2 / 8th Australian Infantry Battalion

Lest we forget

Source: MA,SKP
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