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24-October-2014
24-October-2014
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A Plaque commemorates the 61st Australian Infantry Battalion service in World War Two and is a tribute to those who paid the supreme sacifice.

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
Link:http://www.rockycreek.com.au

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 11th August, 2002
Front Inscription

2ND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945
61ST. AUST. INF. BN. A.I.F.
QUEENSLAND CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
AUSTRALIA
FRASER PADDOCK  KELVIN GROVE  REDBANK  CHERMSIDE  YANDINA  ROLLINGSTONE  KAIRI TOLGA
NEW GUINEA
PORT MORESBY  MILNE BAY  K.B.MISSION  TAUPOTA  AHIOMA  MADANG  DONADABU
BOUGAINVILLE
TOROKINA  PURIATA RIVER  NUMA NUMA TRAIL  LARUMA RIVER  MOSIGETTA  MOSINA  TOKO

THIS MEMORAL IS A TRIBUTE OF HONOUR AND DEEP RESPECT TO OUR FALLEN COMRADES OF THE 61ST. QUEENSLAND CAMERON HIGHLANDERS. OUR MOTTO "A CAMERON NEVER YIELDS" IS HELD IN HIGH ESTEEM BY ALL WHO SERVED WITHIN THIS INFANTRY BATTALION
MEMBERS KILLED IN ACTION
(NAMES)
WHEN YOU GO HOME TELL THEM OF US
AND SAY " FOR YOUR TOMORROW
WE GAVE OUR TODAY"

 

Source: RCMP, MA
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