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The plaque commemorates the personnel who served in the 4th Australian Infantry Battalion during World War Two.

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

The 4th Battalion formed part of the 8th Brigade. initially used as garrison troops in Australia, serving in Western Australia.  In early 1944 it was deployed to New Guinea as part of the 5th Division, where it participated in the Huon Peninsula and Aitape-Wewak campaigns, before returning to Australia in early 1946 and were subsequently disbanded.



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
Actual Event Start Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 20th October, 2010
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4th Australian Infantry Battalion (AIF) 

1939 - 1945

Sio                                Alexishafen
Saidor                           Hansa Bay
Madang                         Awar Point
Western Australia          New Guinea

For home and country

We will remember them

Source: MA
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