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Plaque commemorates those who served with the 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: -12.466667
Long: 130.84
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

8TH AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION (A.I.F.)
                       (23RD BRIGADE)

   THIS PLAQUE IS DEDICATED AND ERECTED
TO THE MEMORY OF ALL BATTALION PERSONNEL
WHO FAITHFULLY SERVED AND CARRIED OUT THEIR DUTIES
         DURING THE MANY ATTACKS ON DARWIN
FROM THE 19TH FEBRUARY 1942 TO SEPTEMBER 1943
AND HONOURS THOSE WHO MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE.
             THIS PLAQUE DONATED BY
EX-MEMBERS OF THE 8TH AUST. INF. BN. (A.I.F.)

               LEST WE FORGET

Source: SKP
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