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The plaque commemorates those who served in the 2nd / 4th Australian Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment during World War Two.

The plaque location is indicated by a red poppy in the second image. 

The Regiment was raised in Palestine in January 1942 – one of 11 to be raised during World War Two. At the time, it became the fourth such unit of the 1st Australian Anti-Aircraft Brigade and was attached to the 9th Division.  From 1942 to 1945 the unit served in Palestine, Lebanon, Syria, Egypt and New Guinea (Lae, Finschhafen, Nadzab and Dumpu).



Address:Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Australian War Memorial Sculpture Garden, Campbell, 2612
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.279626
Long: 149.147118
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Approx. Event Start Date:January-1942
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 5th November, 2003
Front Inscription

2 / 4th Australian Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment
9th Australian Division
Second AIF

Palestine & Lebanon -  Syria  
El Alamein - Egypt
Lae, Finschhafen, Nadzab, and Dumpu - New Guinea

1942 - 1944

For the protection of our country

Lest We Forget


Source: MA
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