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Plaque Location
Plaque Location

The plaque commemorates those who served in 54th Australian Infantry Battalion during World War One.

The 54th Battalion was an infantry battalion of the Australian Army. It was originally raised in 1916 for service during World War One and took part in the fighting in the trenches of the Western Front in France and Belgium before being amalgamated with the 56th Battalion in late 1918 following the German Spring Offensive that reduced the numbers in both battalions. 

Location

Address:Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Eastern Precinct, Australian War Memorial, Campbell, 2612
State:ACT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.281012
Long: 149.148942
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Link:http://www.dva.gov.au/consultation-…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 14th February, 2012
Front Inscription

In Memory Of Those Who Served With 
54th AUSTRALIAN INFANTRY BATTALION, AIF
                1916 - 1918

                 Egypt 1916

       France and Flanders 1916 - 1918
Somme 1916 - 1918, Bullecourt, Ypres 1917, Menin Road,  
Polygon Wood, Poelcappelle, Passchendaele, Ancre 1918,
Villers-Bretonneux, Amiens, Albert 1918, Mont St Quentin,
   Hindenburg Line, St. Quentin Canal

               Lest We Forget

Source: MA
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