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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.
|Address:||Tinarra Close, via Yandina - Coolum Road, Yandina, 4561|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -26.558496|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
2/14 AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION
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