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24-October-2014
24-October-2014
Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

The plaque commemorates departed comrades who served with the 2nd / 1st Infantry Battalion during World War Two.

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 11th August, 2002
Front Inscription

2 / 1st Australian Infantry Battalion
 "Primus Agat Primus"

North Africa 1940/41     Kokoda Track
Middle East 1941          Eora Ck -
Bardia                           Templetons Crossing
Capture of Tobruk          Oivi-Gorari
Greece                          Buna-Gona
Mt Olympus                   Sanananda Road
Brallo`s Pass                 Nambut Ridge
Crete -Retimo                But Dagua
                                      Hawain River
16th  Brigade
 6 Div.
1939 - 1945

South West Pacific 1942 -45
Liberation of Australian New Guinea

"We shall remember Retimo"

In memory of departed comrades who served with the 2/1st Australian Infantry Battalion

"Lest We Forget"

Dedicated 2002



 

Source: RCMP, MA
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