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2nd / 14th Australian Field Regiment : 24-February-2012
2nd / 14th Australian Field Regiment : 24-February-2012
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Commemorates those soldiers who died , and all those who served in the 2nd / 14th Australian Field Regiment during World War Two 

Location

Address:300 Waterdale Road, Repatriation Hospital, Heidelberg, 3081
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.755725
Long: 145.047069
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:Friday 11th November, 2005
Front Inscription

2 / 14th Australian Field Regiment
23rd Brigade 8th Division 

Formed in 1940 as a field artillery support unit for the 23rd Infantry Brigade under the initial command of Lt. Col. H. B. (Jan) Sewell MC, with full strength of 730 officers and other ranks and 24 field guns.

During service in Darwin the unit experienced the first 50 of the 64 air raids on ths amll town of the time.

The unit later served and saw action in New Guinea and New Britain form December 1943 to December 1945.

This plaque is dedicated to the memory of those men who made the supreme sacrifice and to the 1,270 men who passed through its ranks, and was unveiled in the presence of Association members on 11th November 2005.

Lest We Forget

Source: MA
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