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11-April-2015
11-April-2015
Photographs supplied by Tom Bird

A plaque commemorates Lieutenant Colonel R. E. Wall who was the Commanding Officer of the 2nd / 23rd Battalion from November 1942 to September 1943.

He was killed in action at Red Beach, Lae on the 4th September 1943.

Location

Address:520 Kiewa Street, St Matthews Church, Albury, 2640
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.080045
Long: 146.915883
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military

Dedication

Front Inscription

             1940  1945
            Albury`s Own

This Plaque Was Placed Here By The
     2/23 Australian Infantry
       Battalion Association
            To Honour
Lt. Colonel R. E. Wall, M. I. D.
Who Was Their Commanding Officer
November, 1942 to September,1943.
Campaigns : Tobruk, El Alamein,
Middle East, Lae, New Guinea
Lt. Colonel Wall Was Killed In Action
At Red Beach, Lae On 4th September, 1943.

Source: MA,NRWM
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