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2 33 Aust Infantry Battalion Plaque
2 33 Aust Infantry Battalion Plaque
Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

The plaque commemorates those who died in service or were killed in action while serving with the 2nd / 33rd Battalion during World War Two.

Formed as part of the Second Australian Imperial Force in the United Kingdom on 27 June 1940 as the 72nd Battalion to create the 25th Brigade. The battalion took part in the invasion of Syria and Lebanon, the Kokoda Track campaign, Salamaua–Lae campaign, Ramu Valley–Finisterre Range campaign and lastly the Borneo campaign. The battalion was disbanded at Brisbane, Australia on the 12 March 1946.

Location

Address:Ann Street, ANZAC Square, Shrine of Remembrance Crypt, Brisbane, 4000
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.466402
Long: 153.026511
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

2/33rd Australian Infantry Btn  A.I.F.

IN MEMORY OF THOSE
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES

 

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