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41st Australian Infantry Battalion Memorial

Description
Pressed copper Honour Board, displaying the names of men of the 41st Infantry battalion during the First World War. Battle Honours are emblazoned down the sides of the memorial and the Battalion badge is located at the top of the names. A sizeable Honour Board, there is scroll work and column work which enhances the significance.
Location
Shrine of Memories, ANZAC Square, Brisbane Qld 4000

Location of 41st Australian Infantry Battalion Memorial

Inscription
Refer to additional images.
Conflicts commemorated
First World War, 1914-1918
Unit Memorials
Memorial type
Honour Board
Commemorative services held

The Shrine of Memories is utilised for ANZAC Day Services.

Additional information

The 41st Battalion was raised at Bell's Paddock Camp in Brisbane in February 1916 with recruits from Brisbane, northern Queensland and the Northern Rivers district of New South Wales. It formed part of the 11th Brigade of the 3rd Australian Division.

After training in Australia and Britain, the 41st Battalion arrived in France on 25 November 1916.

The battalion was out of the line when the war ended, and was disbanded in May 1919.

Battle Honours include:

Messines 1917
Ypres 1917
Polygon Wood
Broodseinde
Poelcappelle
Passchendaele
Somme 1918
Ancre 1918
Hamel
Amiens
Albert 1918
Mont St Quentin
Hindenburg Line
St Quentin Canal
France and Flanders 1916-1918

(Source: Australian War Memorial - www.awm.gov.au)

Recorded by
QLD War Memorial Register
Date recorded
8 April 2009

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