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A Plaque commemorates those who served and those who paid the supreme sacrifice while serving with the 8th Australian Infantry Battalion 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 25th April, 1999
Front Inscription
8th AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION
                    ( A. I. F.)

DARWIN                        EMIRAU
NEW GUINEA               BOUGAINVILLE

         "LEST WE FORGET"
      THOSE WHO RETURNED
                   AND
       THOSE WHO DID NOT 

    DEDICATED 25TH APRIL 1999
DONATED BY: NX 192685 PTE.J.C.CARLSON
Source: RCMP, MA
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