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2/25th Infantry Battalion Plaque /March 2013
2/25th Infantry Battalion Plaque /March 2013
Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

Plaque commemorates those who served with the 2nd / 25th Battalion in World War Two.

The 2/25th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army which was raised in 1940, and took part in the fighting in North Africa and Syria in 1941 before returning to Australia in 1942 to fight against the Japanese. Following this it took part in the fighting in New Guinea, undertaking two deployments there, firstly in 1942–43 and then again in 1943–44, before taking part in the Borneo campaign in 1945. The battalion was disbanded in early 1946.


Address:Wharf Street, Memorial Walkway, Chris Cunningham Park , Tweed Heads, 2485
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.17
Long: 153.544186
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event STart Date:01-July-1940
Actual Event End Date:31-December-1945


Front Inscription

In Memory of All who Served and Laid Down their Lives

   Syria                      Oivi                     Nadzab
   Merdjayoun           Gorari                  Ramu Valley
  Kokoda Track        Gona                    Borneo
   Toribaiwa               Lae                      Balikpapan

   2/25 Australian Infantry BN A.I.F.
 1-7-40                                             13-12-45

          What We Have We Hold

Source: MA
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