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

A Plaque commemorates all who served with the 77th Australian Mobile Searchlight Battery 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 15th August, 2004
Front Inscription
77th AUSTRALIAN MOBILE SEARCHLIGHT BATTERY
53rd COMPOSITE A/A REG. 9TH DIVISION A.I.F.
Raised at Stratford Vic, 12th August 1943

                 SERVED IN
   MILNE BAY  ORO BAY  BUNA
CAPE KILLERTON  MOROTAI  TARAKAN

ON 5th FEBRUARY 1946 AT INGLEBURN N.S.W.
      77th AUST. MOBILE S/L BTY.
           CEASED TO EXIST

IN MEMORY OF ALL WHO SERVED WITH
      77TH AUST. MOBILE S/L/ BTY.
Source: RCMP, MA
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