St Andrews Cathedral - 2/1st Australian Infantry Battalion

Description

Two simple brass plaques attached to a white marble slab which is attached to a side wall of the cathedral alongside the larger Great War Memorial. The large plaque has a copy of the Battalion's colours beneath a single cross at the top and a series of three crosses beneath the main inscription. Lettering is engraved and blackened. The saller plaque beneath contains the dedication details.

Inscription

Large: To the Glory of God and in honourof those men who served in 2/1st Australian Infantry Battalion (City of Sydney Regiment) 6th Division in World War II 1939-45 and particularly to those who paid the supreme sacrifice. Middle East. Bardia. Tobruk. Greece. Crete. Kokoda Track. Aitape-Wewak. Smaller: Unveiled by Major General PA Cullen AC, CBE, DSO, ED. FCA. and dedicated by the Very Reverend Boak Jobbins 23rd November 1997.

Address
St Andrew's Cathedral,Cnr George and Bathurst Streets
Sydney NSW 2000
Location/surrounding area
Memorial Location
Recorded by
David Roden
Established date
1997
Dedication date: 
1997-11-23 00:00:00.0
Dedication date
23/11/1997

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