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24-October-2014
24-October-2014
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Plaque commemorates those who served with the 10th Australian Field Ambulance during World War Two. The plaque is dedicated to members of the unit who gave their lives in Papua New Guinea  and Borneo.

 

Location

Address:Kennedy Highway, Rocky Creek, 4882
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -17.1825
Long: 145.455278
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Approx. Event Start Date:1941
Approx. Event End Date:1945
Link:http://www.rockycreek.com.au

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 14th August, 2005
Front Inscription
10th AUSTRALIAN FIELD AMBULANCE 2nd A.I.F.
                         1941 -1945
Dedicated to the members of the above unit who gave their lives in Papua-New Guinea and Borneo, also to the members who cared for the wounded and sick with great distinction in the battles of Buna, Gona and Sanananda and later in the recapture of Salamaua, Lae and Finschhafen

On return to Australia the unit trained at Wongabel on the Atherton Tablelands in preparation for their part in the assault on Balikpapan, Borneo and the occupation of Ambon

Erected by the 10th Australian Field Ambulance (A.I.F.) Association on the 14th August 2005

LEST WE FORGET


 
Source: RCMP, MA
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