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

A Plaque commemorates those who served with the 2nd / 1st Australian Machine Gun 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 13th August, 2006
Front Inscription
      2/1 AUSTRALIAN
MACHINE GUN BATTALION
          1939 - 1946
     BATTLE HONOURS
GREECE 1941           CRETE
MOUNT OLYMPUS    BORNEO
SERVIA PASS            BALIKPAPAN
MIDDLE EAST 1941   MILFORD HIGHWAY
SOUTH WEST PACIFIC 1945
GREAT BRITAIN 1940 - NEW GUINEA - 1942-43
       THEY SERVED WELL
   WE WILL REMEMBER THEM

 
Source: RCMP, MA
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