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19-July-2017
19-July-2017

Photographs supplied by Chris McLaughlin / Peter Williams

The plaque commemorates those who served with the 10 Australian Army Troops Company during World War Two.

The Company was formed in Adelaide, February 1942. It was involved in construction work from Mt. Isa to Tennant Creek; Banka Banka and Elliott. They rebuilt the wharf in Darwin in 1944. They left for New Guinea in 1945.

Location

Address:Esplanade, Bicentennial Park, adjacent to Cenotaph, Darwin, 0800
State:NT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -12.466667
Long: 130.84
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

10 AUST. ARMY TROOPS COY
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN ENGINEERS (A.I.F.)
DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF
THOSE WHO SERVED IN THIS UNIT
RECONSTRUCTING AND EXTENDING
THE BOMB DAMAGED WHARF SYSTEM
AND IN GENERAL ENGINEER DUTIES
IN THE DARWIN AREA

MARCH 1944 TO FEBRUARY 1945

Source: MA,SKP
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