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24-October-2014
24-October-2014
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A Plaque erected in memory of departed comrades who served with the 2nd / 1st Australian 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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