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19th Field Ambulance Plaque
19th Field Ambulance Plaque
Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

A plaque commemorates those who served with the 19th Australian Field Ambulance during World War Two.

The 19th Field Ambulance was located in the Townsville area on 14 May 1942. The 19th Field Ambulance moved from Roseneath to Calcium, west of Townsville on 16 May 1942.

"A" Company of the 19th Field Ambulance moved from Calcium to Townsville by Motor Transport on 17 June 1942 to catch a train to to the Casualty Dressing Station at Little Mulgrave, south of Cairns. They were to carry out anti-malaria measures in conjunction with the 5th Australian Field Hygiene Section.

Location

Address:Ann Street, ANZAC Square, Shrine of Remembrance Crypt, Brisbane, 4000
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.452539
Long: 153.0265
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
Link:http://www.qldwarmemorials.com.au/P…

Dedication

Front Inscription

 19th AUSTRALIAN FIELD AMBULANCE
                      (A.I.F.)
           WWII 1939 - 1945


            IN HONOUR OF 
THE MEN OF THIS UNIT WHO SERVED 
AUSTRALIA IN TIME OF CONFLICT
       LEST WE FORGET

Source: QWMR, MA
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