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Inscription Plaque : 24-October-2014
Inscription Plaque : 24-October-2014

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

A memorial commemorates the officers and men who lost their lives while serving with the New Guinea Volunteer Rifles 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:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Link:http://www.rockycreek.com.au

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 12th August, 2001
Front Inscription

NEW GUINEA VOLUNTEER RIFLES
            1939 - 1945 WAR

      Rabaul   Madang   Bulolo 
     Mubo        Wau        Lae
Salmaua                               Los Negros
THIS IS A MEMORIAL TO HONOUR THE OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE NGVR WHO FOUGHT WITH HONOUR AND DISTINCTION AND WHO PAID THE SUPREME SACRIFICE HAVING FOUGHT AGAINST ALL ODDS. 

         ROLL OF HONOUR 
                (NAMES)

THEY SERVED WITH HONOUR AND PRIDE
         LEST WE FORGET
             Dedicated By
New Guinea and Papua New Guinea
Volunteer Rifles Ex Members Association
      (Through Trials to Triumph)

(small plaque)
PLACED BY THE FAR NORTH QUEENSLAND MEMBERS OF THE NEW GUINEA AND PAPUA  NEW GUINEA VOLUNTEER EX-MEMBERS ASSOCIATION INC. WITH GRATITUDE TO THE PORT MORESBY SUB BRANCH OF THE RETURNED AND SERVICES LEAGUE OF AUSTRALIA.

 

Source: RCMP, MA
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