17th Australian Field CompanyPrint Page
A plaque commemorates the personnel who served in the 14th Australian Field Company during World War Two.
|Address:||Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Australian War Memorial Sculpture Garden, Campbell, 2612|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -35.279626|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1942|
|Approx. Event End Date:||1945|
In commemoration of
17th Australian Field Company
Royal Australian Engineers
In the Second World War, the 17th Australian Field Company
served in the defence of northern Australia (Torres Strait)
during 1942 and 1943. The unit then served in offensive
operations in New Britain (Jacquinot Bay) and New Guinea
(Wewak) as an AIF unit during 1944 and 1945
Lest we forget