2/2 Australian Machine Gun Battalion Memorial, The Garrison Church

Description

A bronze plaque with lettering in relief. In the center of the plaque is a large insignia of the battalion. The plaque is on the inside left wall of the church.

Inscription

Top

2/2 Australian Machine Gun Battalion
Ninth Australian Division
Second A.I.F.
1939 - 1945

Left of the insignia

NORTH AFRICA
MBRSA MATRUH
RUWBISAT RIDGE
DEFENCE OF EL ALAMEIN
SANYET EL MITEIRIYA
EL ALAMEIN

Right of the insignia

NEW GUINEA
LAE-NADZAB
SATTELBERG
PINSCHHAFEN

BORNEO
BRUNEI
NORTH BORNEO
TARAKAN
LABUAN

Bottom

Dedicated to the men who served in the 2/2 Australian Machine Gun Battalion 

They fought the good fight
They ran the straight race
They kept the faith

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

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