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2-2nd Australian Aust. Machine Gun Battalion Plaque : March 2014
2-2nd Australian Aust. Machine Gun Battalion Plaque : March 2014
Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

The plaque commemorates those who served in the 2nd / 2nd Machine Gun Battalion during World War Two.

The Battalion was raised in Sydney on 2 May 1940 and largely composed of personnel from light horse units in New South Wales and Queensland. Those from New South Wales undertook their initial training at Cowra and from Queensland at Redbank. The battalion came together in Pyrmont in New South Wales at the end of the 1940, prior to embarking for overseas service.


Address:Argyle & Lower Fort Streets, 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
Actual Event Start Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945


Front Inscription

2  / 2 Australian Machine Gun Battalion 
Ninth Australian Division 
Second A.I.F. 
1939 - 1945


Dedicated To The Men Who Served In The 
2 / 2 Australian Machine Gun Battalion.

They Fought The Good Fight
They Ran The Straight Race
They Kept The Faith.

Source: NRWM, MA
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