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Commemorates the men who served, and those who died while serving in the 2nd / 4th Battalion during World War Two
|Address:||300 Waterdale Road, Repatriation Hospital, Remembrance Garden, Heidelberg, 3081|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.755725|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Friday 3rd November, 2000|
2 / 4th Australian Infantry Battalion 19th Brigade 6th Division Nomine Quartus
This memorial is dedicated to all those members of the 2 / 4th Battalion who served and died in war that we might live in peace.
Areas where served Palestine - Egypt - Libya - Greece - Crete - Syria - Darwin - New Guinea
Battle honours awarded Capture of Tobruk - Derna - Vevi - Sotir - Brallos Pass - Crete - Heraklion - Liberation of Australian / New Guinea - Wewak - Wirui Mission
Awards & Decorations V.C. 1 M.M. 11 D.S.O. 2 B.E.M 1 M.B.E. 4 M.I.D. 50 M.C. 9 Greek MC 1 D.C.M. 6 Soviet Order 1
Casualties Killed in Action 84 Died of Wounds 25 Wounded 237 P.O.W. 195
Presented to the Austin & Repatriation Medical Centre on November 3, 2000
Unveiled by Edward Kenna VC, VX102142 and Bill Panter, Vice President (Victoria) 2/4th Battalion Association.
"Lest We Forget"