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14-April-2014
14-April-2014

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders / Bryan Hardy

The monument commemorates members of the 2nd / 28th Infantry Battalion and the 24th Anti-Tank Regiment who died in service or were killed in action during World War Two.

It lists the cemeteries where the members of these units are buried.

Monument characteristics :

A cast metal depiction of the eternal flame.  The flame stands on three tiers, each tier bearing brass plates of the names of campaigns in which these two units participated. 

Location

Address:May Drive near Saw Avenue, Kings Park & Botanic Garden, Kings Park , 6005
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.962126
Long: 115.824579
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event Start Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 8th October, 1961
Front Inscription

Plaque:
WORLD WAR II 
1939 - 1945
This Commemorates
The Men Of 
The 2/28th Infantry Battalion
       And
24th Anti Tank Company
Australian Imperial Forces
Who Gave Their Lives
For Their Country


DEFENCE ALAMEIN LINE

Plaque: 

In Two World Wars The 28th And 2/28th
Infantry Battalions Commemorate
In Cemeteries, Memorials
And Gardens Of Remembrance
Over 2100 Soldiers

 

 


 

Left Side Inscription

TOBRUK

TOBRUK LIBYA 1941
Tobruk War Cemetery
Inside The Wire
[ Names ]
Knightbridge War Cemetery Acroma
Outside The Wire
[ Names ]

EL ALAMEIN

EL ALAMEIN EGYPT 1942
The Alamein Memorial
No Known Grave
[ Names ]

EL MITEIRA

QATTARA TRACK [ RUIN RIDGE]

EL ALAMEIN EGYPT 1942
El Alamein War Cemetery
[ Names ]

Back Inscription

BORNEO  LABUAN
     BEAUFORT

BORNEO
Labuan War Cemetery
[ Names ]
CEYLON
Colombo (Kanatte) General Cemetery
[ Name ]

LAE NADZAB     BUSU RIVER
            SIKI COVE 

NEW GUINEA
Lae War Cemetery
[ Names ]
Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery
[ Names ]
Lae Memorial Port Moresby Memorial
[ Names ]

Right Side Inscription

SCARLET BEACH    GUSICKA 
    FINSCHHAFEN

  AUSTRALIA
   Cemeteries
   [ Names ]

Gardens Of Remembrance
Died As A Result Of Service In The Armed Forces Of The Commonwealth
           791
Only The Dead Have Seen The End Of War .....  Plato

TEL EL MAKH KHAD

Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery
[ Names ]
Ismailia  War Memorial Cemeteries Haifa
[ Name ]                                   [ Name ]
Moascar                                    Gaza 
[Name]                                     [Name] 

Italy War Cemeteries
Milan            Caserta          Udine
[ Names ]     [ Names ]       [ Names ]

Germany          Korea               Poland
Berlin                Pusan              Cracow
[ Name ]           [ Name ]           [ Name ]
 

 

Inscription in Proximity

This Memorial Is A Symbolic Flame

It perpetuates the memory of those members of the 2/28th Battalion & 24th Anti-Tank Company who made the supreme sacrifice
Second World War 1939 – 1945

Lest We Forget

Source: MA
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