Pacific Islands Regiment Memorial Plaque, The Garrison Church

Description

A large bronze plaque with white lettering. It features the colour insignia of the regiment and two of the regiment's crests. The plaque is on the inside left wall of the church.

Inscription

The Pacific Islands Regiment
'RYOKUIN. YABANJIN HEI'

1940 1947
Papuan Infantry Battalion
1, 2 and 3 New Guinea Infantry Battalions
Dedicated to the soldiers of Australia, Papua and New Guinea who served and died in the campaigns in Papua, New Guinea, New Britain and Bougainville

1950 1975
1 and 2 Battalions, PIR.
In remembrance of the soldiers of Australia and the Territory of Papua and New Guinea who carried on the traditions and kept the peace

1975
In honour of the soldiers of the Royal Pacific Islands Regiment who guard the battle honours won by the regiment in WWII

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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