2nd / 1st North Australia Observer Unit Print Page
Plaque commemorates those who served with the 2nd / 1st North Australia Observer Unit during World War Two.
|Address:||Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Australian War Memorial, Campbell, 2612|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -35.280057|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Wednesday 27th August, 2008|
2/1st North Australia Observer Unit
1942 - 1945
During the Second World War the 2/1st North Australia Observer Unit guarded Northern Australia against Japanese incursions. This AIF unit established positions in remote areas and carried out patrols on foot and horseback, reporting back by wireless.
A similar role is now carried out by the North West Mobile Force (NORFORCE)
IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO SERVED
Dedicated on 27 August 2008