Mackay 2/12th Battalion Memorial

Location: Jubilee Park, Alfred Street, Mackay.
Local Government Authority: Mackay Regional Council
Year Constructed: circa 2000?
Type of Construction:    Brass plaque mounted on concrete plinth.
War: 1939-1945
Names:  Nil
Information Sources:  
Transcription: Dedicated to the memory of 205 members of the 2/12 Battalion. Many from Mackay who died in gaining an Australian victory at Milne Bay, where they spearheaded the counter attack against the Japanese Marines.  This was the enemy's first defeat followed by further victories against the Japanese at Goodenough Island, Buna and Sanananda in 1942-3.  This magnificent feat of arms helped save Australia from invasion. Truly a great Battalion.

Erected by 2/12 Bn Assoc. Veterans' Affairs and Mackay City Council.

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