|Place made||Territory of Papua and New Guinea: New Guinea|
Second World War, 1939-1945
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A memorial in New Guinea recording the names of 18 members of the 57/60th Australian Infantry ...
A memorial in New Guinea recording the names of 18 members of the 57/60th Australian Infantry Battalion who died between August 1943 and April 1944.
VX141635 Private (Pte) Francis John Boyle, killed in action (KIA) 5 April 1944; VX120833 Pte Francis James Michael Bramwell, KIA 1 February 1944; VX120526 Sergeant (Sgt) Donald William Henry Brown, KIA 18 March 1944; V43839 Corporal (Cpl) Aubrey Gordon Cooper, KIA 10 April 1944; VX135954 Pte Clifford Cornell, KIA 24 April 1944; NX155946 (N196981) Pte Reginald John Cowen, died of illness 24 April 1944; VX143579 Pte Arthur Leslie Dew, KIA 10 April 1944; V504179 Pte Anthony William Edwards, KIA 10 April 1944; Q138444 Pte Frederick William Felhaber, KIA 18 March 1944; V43090 Pte Bernard Thomas Fox, KIA 18 March 1944; VX142252 Pte Norman James Gordon, KIA 18 March 1944; VX135959 Pte Edwin Gene Harris, KIA 4 March 1944; VX144848 Pte George Albert McLeod, KIA 16 March 1944; VX144580 Pte Dugald Hugh Perks, KIA 3 February 1944; VX108342 Lieutenant Sidney Virgil Sinclair, KIA 14 March 1944; NX163689 (N196478) Pte Allan Campbell Taylor, KIA 6 April 1944; VX111932 (V155874) Cpl Raymond Lindsay Taylor, died of wounds 15 August 1943; QX15534 Sgt Wilfred Leonard Wright, KIA 18 March 1944.
All except Pte Gordon are interred in the Lae War Cemetery, Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea, New Guinea. Post war, Pte Gordon’s body was not recovered and he is remembered with honour on the Lae Memorial, Lae, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea, New Guinea.