29th Brigade Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels Plaque

Location of 29th Brigade Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels Plaque

Shrine of Memories, ANZAC Square
Brisbane QLD 4000

Bronze plaque dedicated to the 'Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels' of the 29th Australian Infantry Brigade, who carried supplies to the troops and evacuated the wounded over mountainous terrain in Papua and New Guinea during the Second World War. The plaque displays the Brigade colour patch and a dedication.

Inscription

29th Aust Inf Bde AIF

[Colour Patch]

1939 World War II 1945

To the young men of Papua and New Guinea who

carried supplies to our troops and evacuated the

wounded over the mountainous terrain of New

Guinea saving many Australian lives. For their

courage and endurance they became known as

THE FUZZY WUZZY ANGELS

We will remember them

LEST WE FORGET

Conflicts commemorated
  • Second World War, 1939–1945
  • Unit memorials
Memorial type
Plaque
Commemorative services held
The Shrine is utilised for commemorative events.
Recorded by
Matt Smith, Qld War Memorial Register
Date recorded
29 July 2009

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