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27-April-2014
27-April-2014
Photographs supplied by John Huth

A plaque Commemorates who served with the 2nd / 1st Infantry Battalion A.I.F. (The City of Sydney Regiment) during World War Two.

The 2/1st Battalion was a battalion of the Australian Army raised at Victoria Barracks, Sydney, on 16 October 1939 as part of the 16th Brigade of the 6th Australian Division for World War Two.  The battalion served in Greece, the Middle East and the Pacific.

Location

Address:Ann Street, ANZAC Square, Shrine of Remembrance Crypt, Brisbane, 4000
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.466389
Long: 153.026502
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
Link:http://www.qldwarmemorials.com.au/P…

Dedication

Front Inscription

          2/1st
Infantry Battalion A.I.F.
The City of Sydney Regiment
"Primus agat Primas"
     
1939  1945

     1940 - 1941
North Africa  Bardia
Middle East  Tobruk
      Greece
    
Brallos Pass  
   
Mount Olympus
   
Crete  Retimo

1942 - 1945
South West Pacific
Australian New Guinea
Kokoda Trail  Eora - Templetons Crossing
Oivi - Gorari Buna - Gona
Sanananda Road   Nambut Ridge
But-Dagua   Hawaiin River

"We Honour Our Fallen"
 

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