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The Australian Survey Corps Plaque is dedicated to the members who served with the 2nd / 1st Australian Topographical Survey Company,3rd Field Survey Company and the 5th Field Survey Company who were based on the Atherton Tablelands and undertook survey and mapping in Northern Australia from 1942 to 1945.

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
Approx. Event Start Date:1942
Approx. Event End Date:1945
Link:http://www.rockycreek.com.au

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 14th August, 2005
Front Inscription
    AUSTRALIAN SURVEY CORPS
      DEDICATED TO THE MEMBERS OF
2/1st ARMY TOPOGRAPHICAL SURVEY COMPANY
       3rd FIELD SURVEY COMPANY
        5th FIELD SURVEY COMPANY
                            who
were based on the Atherton Tablelands and undertook survey
        and mapping in Northern Australia
                 from 1942 to 1945

Prior to, and following deployment to the South West Pacific,
New Guinea and Borneo where they served with distinction

Place by members of the Royal Australian Survey Corps Association
          to honour their comrades present and departed.
                   14 August 2005
Source: RCMP, MA
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