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2/25th Infantry Battalion Plaque /March 2013
2/25th Infantry Battalion Plaque /March 2013
Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

The plaque commemorates those who served with the 2nd / 25th Infantry Battalion in World War Two.

The Battalion was raised in 1940, the battalion took part in the fighting in North Africa and Syria in 1941 before returning to Australia in 1942 to fight against the Japanese. Following this it took part in the fighting in New Guinea, undertaking two deployments there, firstly in 1942 and 1943 and then again in 1943 and 1944, before taking part in the Borneo campaign in 1945. The battalion was disbanded in early 1946.


Address:Wharf Street, Memorial Walkway, Chris Cunningham Park , Tweed Heads, 2485
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.17
Long: 153.544186
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:01-July-1940
Actual Event End Date:31-December-1945


Front Inscription

In memory of all who served and laid down their lives

Syria                      Oivi          Nadzab
Merdjayoun           Gorari       Ramu Valley
Kokoda Track        Gona        Borneo
Toribaiwa               Lae           Balikpapan

2 / 25 Australian Infantry Bn A.I.F.
1 - 7 - 40               13 - 12 - 45

       What we have we hold

Source: MA
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