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24-October-2014
24-October-2014
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A Plaque commemorates those who served with the 2nd / 3rd Australian Anti Tank Regiment during World War Two. After service in the Middle East the regiment trained on the Atherton Tablelands.

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 14th August, 2005
Front Inscription
             DEDICATED TO THE MEN OF
          2/3rd ANTI-TANK REGIMENT
                9th DIVISION
                          OF THE
       2nd AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE
                               AND
TO COMMEMORATE THAT AFTER ACTIVE SERVICE IN THE MIDDLE EAST THE REGIMENT TRAINED ON THE ATHERTON TABLELANDS

AT KAIRI FROM APRIL TO AUGUST 1943 (PRIOR TO ACTIVE SERVICE IN NEW GUINEA) AND AT WONGABEL, WONDECLA, RAVENSHOE TO APRIL 1945 ( PRIOR TO ACTIVE SERVICE IN BORNEO)

MIDDLE EAST                               PACIFIC
MECHELI                                       NEW GUINEA-LAE, FINSCHHAFEN
TOBRUK - RUIN RIDGE               BORNEO-LABUAN
EGYPT                                           WESTERN - BEAUFORT SIPITANG
EL ALAMEIN
               UNVEILED 14th AUGUST 2005

 
Source: RCMP, MA
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