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Plaque Inscription: 24-October-2014
Plaque Inscription: 24-October-2014

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

Plaque dedicated to the Medical Units and personnel who served in the Rocky Creek area from 1942 to 1946. The plaque was unveiled on the 15th August 1995 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of "Peace in the Pacific" from 1945 to 1995.
The units stationed in the Rocky Creek Area were:-

1st Australian Camp Hospital 
5th Australian Camp Hospital
2/2nd Australian General Hospital
2/6th Australian General Hospital
2/1st Australian Convalescent Depot
19th Field Ambulance
4th Ambulance Train
47th Australian Camp Hospital
Australian Red Cross Society
Other Individual and Associated Groups

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:1946
Link:http://www.rockycreek.com.au

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 15th August, 1995
Front Inscription

                FOR SERVICE TO OUR COUNTRY
THIS MEMORIAL IS DEDICATED TO THE PERSONNEL
OF MEDICAL UNITS WHO SERVED IN THIS ROCKY CREEK AREA
                       FROM 1942 TO 1946
19th FIELD AMBULANCE
5th AUSTRALIAN CAMP HOSPITAL                       200 BED
2/2nd AUSTRALIAN GENERAL HOSPITAL  1200-1800 BED
2/6th AUSTRALIAN GENERAL HOSPITAL   1200-1800 BED
2/1st AUSTRALIAN CONVALESCENT DEPOT      1200 BED
1st AUSTRALIAN CAMP HOSPITAL
4th AMBULANCE TRAIN
47th AUSTRALIAN CAMP HOSPITAL
        AUSTRALIAN RED CROSS SOCIETY
        OTHER INDIVIDUAL AND ASSOCIATED GROUPS
A TRIBUTE TO ALL SERVICE PERSONNEL WHO STAGED ON THE
ATHERTON TABLELANDS AND PARTICIPATED IN WAR AGAINST JAPAN IN THE PACIFIC CAMPAIGN


          DEDICATED 15TH AUGUST 1995
      To Commemorate The 50th Anniversary Of
     PEACE IN THE PACIFIC - 1945 to 1995
   In God May The Fallen Find Rest And Peace

          "LEST WE FORGET"
 

Source: RCMP, MA
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