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2nd / 5th Australian Infantry Battalion : 09-April-2011
2nd / 5th Australian Infantry Battalion : 09-April-2011
Photographs supplied by Glen Yeomans / Russell Byers

The plaque commemorates those who served with the 2nd / 5th Infantry Battalion during World War Two and is dedicated in memory of fallen comrades.

 

Location

Address:Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Australian War Memorial, Campbell, 2612
State:ACT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.279626
Long: 149.147118
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

Dedication

Front Inscription

1939     1946

2/5th Australian Infantry Battalion,
17th Brigade, 6th Australian Division.

Libya   Greece Crete Syria  -Lebanon
Ceylon Wau - Salamaua   Aitape - Wewak

One of only two Second AIF Battalions to fight against "All the King`s enemies" 
Italy, Germany, Vichy France, Japan

Dedicated in memory of fallen comrades  

Lest We Forget

Source: MA
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