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02-April-2011
02-April-2011

Photographs supplied by Glen Yeomans

The plaque commemorates those who served in the 2nd / 4th Australian Machine Gun Battalion during World War Two.

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

Location

Address:Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Australian War Memorial Sculpture Garden, Campbell, 2612
State:ACT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.279626
Long: 149.147118
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Approx. Event Start Date:1940
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945
Link:www.2nd4thmgb.com.au

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 30th September, 2009
Front Inscription

2 / 4th Australian Machine Gun Battalion
8th Division, AIF
1940 - 1945

Dedicated to the memory of all members of the 2 / 4th Machine Gun Battalion and to those who paid the supreme sacrifice.

Malaya  Singapore

Members of the unit also suffered and died as prisoners of war.

Singapore  Burma - Thailand Railway
Japan  Borneo  South- East Asia

Lest We Forget
 

 

Source: MA
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