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02-April-2011
02-April-2011
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Plaque commemorates the personnel who served in the Australian Women`s Army Service Lae Contingent 1945 - 1946.

 

Location

Address:Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Australian War Memorial Sculpture Garden, Campbell, 2612
State:ACT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.280169
Long: 149.147612
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:Saturday 7th October, 2000
Front Inscription

Australian Women`s Army Service
Lae Contingent
1945 - 1946
This plaque commemorates the 386 members of the 
Australian Women`s Army Service who served in
Lae, New Guinea, during the Second World War.

The women who served can be justly proud of their
achievements and contribution to the war effort.

They served their country with pride.  
We will remember them.

Dedicated 7 October, 2000

 

Source: MA
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