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
Location/surrounding area
Memorial Location
Recorded by
Ms Jane Williamson
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