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11-April-2015
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A stained glass window commemorates those who served with the 2nd / 23rd Infantry Battalion during World War Two.

Location

Address:Kiewa Street, St Matthews Church, Albury, 2640
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.080075
Long: 146.915942
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Window
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 22nd September, 1994
Front Inscription

Second Twenty Third Battalion

Aut Inveniam Viam Aut Faciam
Tobruk                           Lae  
Tel El Eisa  
Sattelberg  
El Alamein  Tarakan

Albury`s Own

To the glory of God and to honour the men of the 2 / 23rd Aust Inf Battalion who served in the Second World War 1939 - 1945.

Inscription in Proximity

This memorial window was dedicated by the Venerable John Davis, Archdeacon of Albury on 22nd September, 1994

It replaces the Regimental Colour presented to the 2 / 23rd Infantry Battalion by the City of Albury in 1940, prior to the Battalion`s departure for active service overseas.

The Regimental Colour was destroyed by fire on 14th September, 1991.

Source: MA,NRWM
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