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A monument commemorates 63 members of the 31/51 Australian Infantry Battalion who died in service or were killed in action in World War Two.

Location

Address:The Strand, ANZAC Memorial Park, Townsville, 4810
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -19.254862
Long: 146.821777
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945
Link:http://www.qldwarmemorials.com.au/P…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 6th October, 1995
Front Inscription

1943 - 46

31/51 Aust. Infantry Bn. (A.I.F.)

Served in Dutch New Guinea  
Merauke & outposts, Eilanden River

Served in Bougainville  Tsimba Ridge,  Genga River, Downs Ridge, Numa Numa, Ratsua & Porton Landing

In honour of our 63 comrades who made the supreme sacrifice

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We will remember them

Dedicated by the Rev`d Norton Challenor  6  10  1995

Source: MA,QWMR
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