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24-October-2014
24-October-2014
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Plaque commemorates those who served with the 2nd / 13th Australian Infantry Battalion during World War Two. After serving in the Middle East the battalion trained on the Atherton Tablelands.

Location

Address:Kennedy Highway, Rocky Creek Memorial Park, Rocky Creek, 4882
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -17.182329
Long: 145.454925
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.rockycreek.com.au

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 15th August, 2004
Front Inscription

DEDICATED TO THE MEN OF
                   THE

2/13th INFANTRY BATTALION
20th INFANTRY BRIGADE 9th DIVISION
                  OF THE
2nd AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE
                      AND
TO COMMEMORATE THAT AFTER ACTIVE SERVICE IN THE MIDDLE EAST THE BATTALION TRAINED ON THE ATHERTON TABLELANDS


AT KAIRI FROM APRIL TO AUGUST 1943 AND
AT RAVENSHOE FROM APRIL 1944 TO APRIL 1945
(PRIOR TO ACTIVE SERVICE IN BORNEO)


MIDDLE EAST                              PACIFIC
ER REGIMA                                 (NEW GUINEA) LAE FINSCHHAFEN
DEFENCE OF TOBRUK 1941     (BORNEO) BRUNEI  LUTONG-MIRI
ED DUDA   RELIEF OF TOBRUK
          UNVEILED 15TH AUGUST 2004


 

 

Source: RCMP
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