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05-July-2014
05-July-2014
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A plaque commemorates those who served with the 27th Australian Infantry Battalion during World War Two.

Location

Address:The Esplanade, Darwin Cenotaph, Bicentennial Park, Darwin, 0800
State:NT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -12.466796
Long: 130.839966
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Approx. Event Start Date:December-1941
Approx. Event End Date:April-1943

Dedication

Front Inscription

COMMEMORATING THE ACTIVE SERVICE OF THE 27TH. AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION (A.I.F.) (THE S.A. SCOTTISH REGIMENT) IN DARWIN AND ENVIRONS FROM DECEMBER 1941 TO APRIL 1943.

THE BATTALION WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR INFANTRY DEFENCE FOR MANY MILES OF COASTLINE FROM DARWIN CITY TO SHOAL BAY.

THIS PLAQUE DONATED BY EX-MEMBERS OF THE 27TH. AUST. INF. BN. (A.I.F.)

Source: MA,SKP
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