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The plaque commemorates those who served with the 35th Infantry Battalion during World War One.

The Battalion was raised in late 1915, the bulk of the battalion’s recruits were drawn from the Newcastle region and thus it was dubbed “Newcastle’s Own”. R eflecting the demographics of the area, there were a high proportion of miners among the battalion’s original members.

During World War One the battalion saw service on the Western Front in France and Belgium before being disbanded in 1919.


Address:Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Australian War Memorial, Campbell, 2612
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.281361
Long: 149.147561
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Source: MA
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