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A Plaque commemorates those who served with the units of the 3rd Australian Division during World War Two
|Address:||Kennedy Highway, Rocky Creek Memorial Park, Rocky Creek, 4882|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -17.1825|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 17th August, 2003|
3RD AUSTRALIAN DIVISION
THE 3RD AUST. DIVISION H.Q. WAS STATIONED IN THE
ATHERTON TABLELANDS AREA FOLLOWING ITS
RETURN FROM THE SUCCESSFUL CAMPAIGN TO
DRIVE THE JAPANESE FROM WAU TO SALAMAUA
(PNG) IN 1943.
FOLLOWING REST, REINFORCEMENT AND RE-EQUIPPING
IN THE AREA, THE DIVISION WENT BACK
TO BULOLO (PNG) FOR ACCLIMATISATION BEFORE
MOVING TO BOUGAINVILLE (1944) WHERE IT WAS
STATIONED UNTIL EARLY 1946.
" LEST WE FORGET"
In memory of all those who served in units of 3rd Division