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02-April-2011
02-April-2011

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The Plaque commemorates the personnel who gave their lives while serving with 8th Division Ammunition Sub Park during the Malayan Campaign in World War Two.  The plaque location is indicated by a red poppy in the second image. 

 

Location

Address:Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Captain Reg Saunders Courtyard, Australian War Memorial, Campbell, 2612
State:ACT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.280675
Long: 149.148452
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:08-December-1941
Actual Event End Date:16-February-1942

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 1st April, 2000
Front Inscription

8TH DIVISION
AMMUNITION SUB PARK

This Plaque Commemorates The Memory Of Those Who Gave Their Lives For Their Country When The Unit Fought The Malayan Campaign From 8th December 1941 To 16th February 1942.

The Malayan Forces Capitulated On 16th February 1942 And The Members Of The Unit Became Prisoners Of War.  During Captivity, The Unit Served In Singapore, Malaya, Borneo, Burma, Thailand and Japan.

They Were Equal To The Task Until Released In 1945.

When You Go Home Tell Them Of Us And Say
WE GAVE OUR TOMORROW - FOR YOUR TODAY

 

Source: MA
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