Adelaide St Francis Xavier Cathedral Unit Colours 43rd Bn WW1 & 2/43rd Bn WW2 Back to Search


Location 33 Wakefield Street, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Type other

Two colours with battle honours are hung in an alcove to the right of the altar. A bronze plaque affixed to a backing board is on the wall in front and below the colours.

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43 Colour patch1914-1918

2/43 Colour patch1939-1945

To the Glory of GodCommemoratingThe

43rd and 2/43rd Infantry Battalions, AIF

Their Colours with Battle Honours emblazoned werelaid up in this Cathedral on the 13th December 1984Honouring the Memory of 608 officers and men killed andthe 1,937 wounded in two World Wars.On the 10th June, 1995, these colours after conservationwere Rededicated to Commemorate the50th Anniversaryof the landing of the 2/43rd Battalionon Labuan Island, North Borneoon the 10 June, 1945

Nil Desperandum


MAINTAINED BY: Catholic diocese.


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