5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised) The Royal Australian Regiment

Accession Number PL00209
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Commemorative Plaque
Physical description Bronze
Location Main Bld: Outdoor Exhibition Area: Eastern Precinct
Maker Arrow Bronze
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Cheltenham
Date made 2012
Conflict East Timor, 1999-2013
Afghanistan, 2001-2021
Iraq, 2003-2013
Rwanda (UNAMIR), 1993 - 1996

Commissioned by the 5/7 Mech Association as part of the Australian War Memorial’s Plaque Dedication Program.

History / Summary

This plaque was dedicated on 3 December 2013 at a ceremony held at the Australian War Memorial.

Location in Memorial grounds

The general location of the 5th/7th Battalion (Mechanised) The Royal Australian Regiment plaque is indicated by a red poppy on the map below.

plaque location

Under the Memorial's former Plaque Dedication Program, members of the Australian armed forces who died during war or on operational service were honoured by a plaque. These bronze plaques are placed along paths in the Memorial's grounds.

Applications for the Plaque Dedication Program closed 30 June 2015, other than for applications from units engaged in the contemporary Middle East Area of Operation.