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24-June-2014
24-June-2014

Photographs supplied by John Huth

A park commemorates members of the 2nd / 14th Australian Infantry Battalion which trained over a wide area of the Blackall Ranges during World War Two.

Location

Address:Tinarra Close, via Yandina - Coolum Road, Yandina, 4561
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -26.558496
Long: 152.990516
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Park
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

Front Inscription

2/14 AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION
                      PARK

Plaque :

2 / 14 AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION

Formed In Victoria In April 1940 And Later Joined
By Many Queenslanders. Camped On This Site
11 May 1942 To 5 August 1942

The Battalion Trained Over A Wide Area From Blackall Ranges
To The Coast And Made Many Friends In The District
Between 16 August 1942 And 15 January 1943 The Battalion
Fought On The Kokoda Track And At Gona Assisting
To Drive The Japanese Out Of Papua.
166 Members Of The Battalion Gave Their Lives In That Campaign.

           LEST WE FORGET

 

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