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27-April-2017
27-April-2017
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The plaque commemorates the Western Australian soldiers of the 2nd / 48th Infantry Battalion who died in service or were killed in action and all who served in the battalion during World War Two.

The Battalion was Australia’s highest decorated unit of the World War Two, awarded four Victoria Crosses (three of them posthumously) and more than 80 other decorations.

Location

Address:38 St Georges Terrace, St George`s Cathedral, Perth, 6000
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.955775
Long: 115.861472
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

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2011
Front Inscription

2 / 48 Australian Infantry Battalion
Nunquam Victus

1940 - 1945

To The Glory Of God And In Thanksgiving
For The Forty Six Western Australian Soldiers
Killed In Action And All Who Served
In The Battalion

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Source: MA
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