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

A Plaque commemorates those who served with the units of the 3rd Australian Division during World War Two

Location

Address:Kennedy Highway, Rocky Creek Memorial Park, Rocky Creek, 4882
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -17.1825
Long: 145.455278
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

           3RD AUSTRALIAN DIVISION
                       2ND A.I.F.

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 

 

Source: RCMP, MA
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