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

A plaque commemorates those who served with the 61st Battalion (Queensland Cameron Highlanders) during World War Two.

The names of 52 who were killed in action are listed on the plaque.

Location

Address:Ann Street, ANZAC Square, Shrine of Remembrance Crypt, Brisbane, 4000
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.466416
Long: 153.026484
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

2nd. World War 1939-45
61st. Inf. Bn. Queensland Cameron
Highlanders

New Guinea
Port Moresby  Milne Bay  K. B. Mission  Taupota  Ahioma  Madang  Donadabu

Bougainville
Torokina  Puriata River  Numa Numa Trail  Laruma River  Mosigetta  Mosina  Toko

Australia
Fraser Paddock  Redbank  Rollingstone  Kelvin Grove  Chermside  Kairi Tolga

This Memorial Is A Tribute Of Honour And
Deep Respect To Our Fallen Comrades
Of The 61st. Queensland Cameron Highlanders
Our motto "A Cameron Never Yields" Is Held
In High Esteem By All Who Served Within This
Infantry Battalion

Members Killed In Action
[ Names ]

When You Go Home Tell Them Of Us
And Say "For Your Tomorrow
We Gave Our Today"

 

 

Source: MA,SKP,QWMR
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