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2nd / 5th Australian Infantry Battalion : 09-April-2011
2nd / 5th Australian Infantry Battalion : 09-April-2011
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Plaque commemorates those who served with the 2nd / 5th Australian Infantry Battalion during World War Two and is dedicated in memory of fallen comrades.



Address:Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Australian War Memorial, Campbell, 2612
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.279626
Long: 149.147118
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945


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 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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