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52nd Australian Composite Anti-Aircraft Plaque : March 2014
52nd Australian Composite Anti-Aircraft Plaque : March 2014
Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

The plaque commemorates the 50th anniversary of the formation of the 52nd Composite Anti-Aircraft Regiment.

The Regiment was formed in September 1943 from previously independent anti-aircraft batteries.


Address:Argyle Place & Lower Fort Street, The Garrison Church, Millers Point, 2000
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.858434
Long: 151.205546
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Approx. Event Start Date:1943
Approx. Event End Date:1993


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 22nd August, 1993
Front Inscription

To Commemorate The 50th Anniversary Of
The Formation - 52nd Australian Composite
Anti-Aircraft Regiment
    Australian Imperial Forces
First Mobile Regiment To Serve On Foreign Soil
139 -3•7 Heavy AA Battery          Merauke
154 -40 Bofors Light AA Battery  Boeti
76 AA Searchlight Battery           Spaden
52nd AA Operations                    Klapa Lima
52nd AA Workshops                    Tannah Merah
52nd Corps Signals                     Eilanden River
        Dedicated 22 August 1993
Thanksgiving To God For Those Who Served

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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