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2 12th 2nd Battalion Plaque
2 12th 2nd Battalion Plaque
Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

The plaque commemorates the members of the 2nd / 12th Infantry Battalion who died in service or were killed in action during World War Two.

The Battalion was raised in late 1939 as part of the all volunteer Second Australian Imperial Force, and the battalion served throughout the course of the war in the United Kingdom, North Africa, New Guinea and on Borneo, undertaking operations against both German and Japanese troops. It was disbanded in January 1946.

Location

Address:Ann Street, ANZAC Square, Shrine of Remembrance Crypt, Brisbane, 4000
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.466389
Long: 153.026502
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
Link: http://www.qldwarmemorials.com.au

Dedication

Front Inscription

• Tobruk            Goodenough •
The Salient       Shaggy Ridge
Buna-Gona       Finisterres
Sanananda       Borneo
Milne Bay          Balikpapan

2/12 Bn. 2nd. A • I • F
In memory of those who gave 
their lives for their country 
1939 - 1945

 

 

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