3rd Battalion Kokoda Track and New Guinea Memorial Plaque

Description

The memorial is a single large concrete block on which a bronze plaque is attached. In addition to the inscription, the plaque contains the badges of the Royal Australian Navy, Australian Commonwealth Military Forces and Royal Australian Air Force. This is one of a series of four special memorials on the pathway from the Rocky Hill War Memorial Museum to the nearby First World War memorial tower.

Inscription

This plaque is to commemorate the 3rd Battalion for their struggle along the Kokoda Track and all the service men from Goulburn and District who served in the New Guinea campaigns 1941 - 1945.

Placed by the Friends of Goulburn War Memorial Museum, May 2007.

Address
Rocky Hill War Memorial Museum
Memorial Road
Goulburn NSW 2580
Local Government Area
  • Goulburn Mulwaree Council
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
David Roden
Established date
2007
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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Conflict/s
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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