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The plaque commemorates those who served with the 2nd / 1st Anti-Aircraft Regiment during World War Two.


Address:Esplanade, Bicentennial Park, adjacent to Cenotaph, Darwin, 0800
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -12.466688
Long: 130.839874
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 / 1 Australian Anti-Aircraft Regiment  A. I. F.

2nd Battery of the above Regiment manned A. A. guns in Darwin July - December 1940 and also installed four 3.7" A. A. guns on this site in November 1940

Recalled from the Middle East 2 / 1 Aust. A. A. Regt. less 3rd Bty. which proceeded to Port Moresby N.G.

Returned to the Darwin area in March 1942 and manned Bofors 40mm A. A. guns at aerodromes and air strips until air raids ceased in 1943.

The Regiment then served in Papua New Guinea and Borneo.

This commemorative plaque was provided by 2 / 1 Aust. A. A. Regt. Association


Source: MA,SKP
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