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02-April-2016
02-April-2016

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The plaque commemorates those who served in the 2nd / 6th Australian Armoured Regiment during World War Two. The plaque location is indicated by a red poppy in the second image. 

The 2/6th Armoured Regiment was an armoured regiment of the Australian Army that served during World War Two. Raised in 1941 the Regiment took part in the Battle of Buna-Gona in 1942–43, however, it did not see further action during the war and was disbanded in September 1945.

 

Location

Address:Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Captain Reg Saunders Courtyard, Australian War Memorial, Campbell, 2612
State:ACT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.280176
Long: 149.14788
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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 21st April, 2006
Front Inscription

2 / 6th AUSTRALIAN ARMOURED REGIMENT
                            AIF  
                      Toujours Pret  
                   
                    1941 - 1946

Port Moresby              Cape Endaiadere
Milne Bay                    Simeni Creek  
Buna     Sanananda    Giropa Point  

In Memory Of All Who Served In The Regiment

                    Dedicated 2006

 

Source: MA
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