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24-October-2014
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A Plaque dedicated to the men who served with the 2nd / 8th Australian Field Regiment 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 17th August, 2003
Front Inscription
      Dedicated to the men of
2/8th AUSTRALIAN FIELD REGIMENT
who fought for their country in WW11
so that all generations that followed
could live their lives in peace and freedom

The Regiment, a unit of the 9th Aust. Division,
Royal Australian Artillery, AIF, served in the
Middle East, Australia & Borneo, 1939 - 1945
MIDDLE EAST                  BORNEO
Mersa Matruh                    Brunei
Halfaya Pass                       Maura Island
Tel El Eisa                           Miri
El Alamein                         Seria
                  AUSTRALIA
Queensland camps were located at Kairi,
Mapee and Ravenshoe on the Atherton
Tablelands, April 1943 - April 1945
          LEST WE FORGET
     Unveiled August 17, 2003
 
Source: RCMP, MA
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