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

A Plaque commemorates those members of the units who paid the supreme sacrifice during World War Two.

In 1943 all independent companies were reorganised into cavalry commando squadrons.

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 17th August, 2003
Front Inscription

2/6 AUSTRALIAN INDEPENDENT COMPANY
2/6 AUSTRALIAN COMMANDO SQUADRON
           "THE PURPLE DEVILS"

     DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF
      OUR MEMBERS WHO PAID THE
        SUPREME SACRIFICE

     KOKODA, BUNA, KAIAPIT,
   MARKHAM, RAMU, BORNEO

       "LEST WE FORGET"
  UNVEILED 17 AUGUST 2003

 

Source: RCMP, MA
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