14 and 2 Anti Aircraft Batteries Memorial

Description

A brass plaque with the artillery insignia and the batteries colour insignia on the inside left wall of the church.

Inscription

To the Glory of God

14 Australian Anti Aircraft Battery 2 Australian Anti Aircraft Battery

These batteries were the first Australian Army Units in this country's history to engage forces attacking the Australian mainland when 242 Japanese aircraft bombed and strafed Darwin on 19th February 1942

Total Darwin area casualties - 243 killed, 300 wounded

The enemy attacked Darwin on 64 occasions.

Address
The Garrison Church, Holy Trinity Anglican Church,Argyle and Lower Fort Streets
Millers Point NSW 2000
Local Government Area
  • Sydney, City of
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Ms Jane Williamson
Established Date format: 
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Conflict/s
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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