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.

 

Dedication: 

1997-11-23 00:00:00.0
 
 

Recorded By: 

David Roden
 

Established: 

1997
 

Location / Surrounding Area: 

Memorial Location
 

Address Data: 

St Andrew's Cathedral,Cnr George and Bathurst Streets
Sydney NSW 2000
 
 

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