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Plaque Location
Plaque Location

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The plaque commemorates the personnel who served with the 17th Field Company, Royal Australian Engineers during World War Two.

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



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:1942
Approx. Event End Date:1945


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 26th October, 2002
Front Inscription

In commemoration of 17th Australian Field Company
Royal Australian Engineers

In the Second World War, the 17th Australian Field Company served in the defence of northern Australia (Torres Strait) during 1942 and 1943.  

The unit then served in offensive operations in New Britain (Jacquinot Bay) and New Guinea (Wewak) as an AIF unit during 1944 and 1945

Lest We Forget


Source: MA
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