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

A Plaque commemorates those who served with the 2nd / 2nd Australian General Hospital 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
Approx. Event Start Date:1940
Approx. Event End Date:1946
Link:http://www.rockycreek.com.au

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 11th August, 2002
Front Inscription
2/2 AUSTRALIAN GENERAL HOSPITAL
IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO SERVED WITH THE
   2/2 AUSTRALIAN GENERAL HOSPITAL AT
      EL KANTARA, ON SUEZ CANAL, EGYPT,
                       1940 -1942
RETURNED TO AUSTRALIA ON SS STRATHALLAN,
                 FEBRUARY 1942
WATTEN SIDING, HUGHENDEN, QUEENSLAND
                    6th JULY 1942
ROCKY CREEK, ATHERTON TABLELANDS, QUEENSLAND
                   5th JANUARY 1943
ROCKY CREEK CLOSED, SEPTEMBER 1945
       AND MOVED TO DARLY, VICTORIA,
           DISBANDED APRIL 14th 1946

           LEST WE FORGET


 
Source: RCMP, MA
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