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24-October-2014
24-October-2014
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Plaque dedicated to all who served with the 2nd / 2nd 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 11th August, 2002
Front Inscription

2/2nd AUSTRALIAN MACHINE GUN BATTALION
    NINTH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION
               SECOND A.I.F.,
                 1939 - 1945
 

NORTH AFRICA              NEW GUINEA
Mersuh Matruh                 Lae Nadzab
                                            Sattelberg
Ruweisat Ridge                Finschhafen
Defence of El Alamein     BORNEO
                                            Brunei
Sanyet El Miteiriya           North Borneo
                                           Tarakan
El Alamein                       Labuan


DEDICATED TO THE MEN WHO SERVED IN THE
2/2 AUSTRALIAN MACHINE GUN BATTALION
     THEY FOUGHT THE GOOD FIGHT
     THEY RAN THE STRAIGHT RACE
           THEY KEPT THE FAITH  
 

Source: RCMP, MA
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