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29-September-2013
29-September-2013

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A stained glass window commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the signing of the instrument of surrender concluding the Pacific War on 2 September 1945 by the Allied Nations and Japan.

Location

Address:183 Abbott Street, St Monica`s War Memorial Cathedral, Cairns, 4870
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -16.91686
Long: 145.772902
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Window
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:02-September-1945
Actual Event End Date:02-September-1995

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 2nd September, 1995
Front Inscription

ST MONICA' S WAR MEMORIAL CATHEDRAL

                    2 September 1995
This Plaque Commemorates The Dedication Of A Stained Glass
                  "PEACE WINDOW"
                              by 
HER EXCELLENCY MRS LENEEN FORDE AC
             GOVERNOR OF QUEENSLAND
On The Fiftieth Anniversary Of The Signing Of The Instrument Of Surrender Concluding The Pacific War  

                           on
                    2 September 1945
         By The Allied Nations And Japan

Most Rev James Foley  
Bishop of Cairns

Source: MA
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