2/1st Australian Infantry Battalion Memorial Plaque, St Andrew's Cathedral

Description

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

Inscription

Large plaque:

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. 

Small plaque: 

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
Local Government Area
  • Sydney, City of
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
David Roden
Established date
1997
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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Dedication date: 
1997-11-23
Dedication date
23 November 1997
Conflict/s
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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