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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
Actual Event Start Date:03-September-1939
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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