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02-April-2011
02-April-2011

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The plaque commemorates those who served in the 2nd / 9th Australian Armoured Regiment Group during World War Two. The plaque location is indicated by a red poppy in the second image. 

The 2/9th Armoured Regiment was an armoured regiment of the Australian Army. Raised for service during World War Two, the regiment was formed in August 1941 and spent most of the war in Australia. It was disbanded in early 1946 after seeing action in the Borneo campaign late in the war.

 

Location

Address:Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Captain Reg Saunders Courtyard, Australian War Memorial, Campbell, 2612
State:ACT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.280378
Long: 149.147727
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:Tuesday 21st March, 2006
Front Inscription

2 / 9th AUSTRALIAN ARMOURED REGIMENT
                       GROUP

The regiment fought with distinction and proved the worth of 
tanks in support of infantry in difficult jungle terrain

South-West Pacific 1945  
Tarakan  Labuan  Brunei

Dedicated To All Who Served In The Regiment

 

Source: MA
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