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02-April-2011
02-April-2011

Photographs supplied by Glen Yeomans

The plaque commemorates those who served in the 14th Australian Company Service Corps during World War Two between 1942 and 1944. The Company serviced Darwin and Adelaide River.

The plaque location is indicated by a red poppy in the second image. 

 

Location

Address:Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Australian War Memorial Sculpture Garden, 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

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 26th May, 2009
Front Inscription

14TH AUSTRALIAN COMPANY (AIF)
AUSTRALIAN ARMY SERVICE CORPS
                 1942 - 1944

From January 1943 to September 1944 the 14th Company serviced the Australian forces around Darwin and Adelaide River with petrol, oil and other supplies.  The Company`s vehicles regularly drove over 150,000 kilometres each month while its workshop repaired and maintained more than 100 vehicles.

REMEMBERING THEIR SERVICE
LEST WE FORGET

 

Source: MA
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