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A plaque commemorates those who served with the 2nd / 1st Australian Machine Gun Battalion during World War Two.
The 2/1st Machine Gun Battalion was formed on 14 December 1939 as part of the 6th Division and served in England, Greece, Crete and Papua New Guinea before becoming part of the 7th Division and serving in Borneo. The battalion was disbanded on 26 January 1946. Horrie the Wog Dog was the battalion's unofficial mascot.
|Address:||Ann Street, ANZAC Square, Shrine of Remembrance Crypt, Brisbane, 4000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -27.466389|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
2 / 1st. Australian Machine Gun Battalion
A. I. F. 1939 - 1945
England Middle East
Syria New Guinea
This plaque is dedicated to commemorate
The sacrifice of all members of
The above unit
"Lest We Forget"