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3151 Australian Infantry Battalions Memorial
3151 Australian Infantry Battalions Memorial

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

The memorial commemorates those who served with the 31st / 51st Infantry Battalion during World War Two.

Location

Address:Esplanade, Cairns, 4870
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -16.917222
Long: 145.775278
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

Front Inscription

1943 - 46

31/51 Aust. Infantry Bn. (A.I.F.)

Served in Dutch New Guinea  
Merauke and outposts, Eilanden River.
Served in Bougainville 
Tsimba Ridge, Genga River, Downs Ridge, 
Numa Numa, Ratsua and Porton Landing.

In Honour Of Our 63 Comrades Who Made The
Supreme Sacrifice.

[ Names ]

We will remember them. 

 

Source: SKP, MA
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