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29th Australian Infantry Brigade Plaque / March 2013
29th Australian Infantry Brigade Plaque / March 2013
Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

Plaque erected in memory of the men who served with the 29th Australian Infantry Brigade during World War Two.

The 29th Brigade was an infantry brigade of the Australian Army. Raised on 20 December 1941 during World War II as part of the Militia initially tasked with defending Townsville against possible invasion from the Japanese. In March 1942, the brigade's three infantry battalions—the 15th, 42nd and 47th Battalions—began concentrating in Townsville where they formed part of the 5th Division. The 29th Brigade also consisted of 11 Field Company RAE, 7 Field Ambulance AAMC, supporting artillery and other units.

Location

Address:Wharf Street, Memorial Walkway, Chris Cunningham Park , Tweed Heads, 2485
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.17
Long: 153.544172
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:1941
Actual Event End Date:1945

Dedication

Front Inscription

                        IN MEMORY OF
               THOSE WHO SERVED WITH
         29th AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BRIGADE
   15th BN                42nd BN                 47th BN 
    11 FD COY R.A.E.                        7FD AMB
    NEW GUINEA / BOUGAINVILLE SWPA
                        1941 – 1945

                           Motto;
             The difficulty we perform immediately,
    The impossible sometimes it takes a little longer

 

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