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08-December-2013
08-December-2013
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A plaque commemorates the service of the 34th and 131st Heavy Anti-Aircraft Batteries on Horn Island from October 1942 to September 1944 during World War Two.

Location

Address:1 Miskin Street, Torres Strait Heritage Museum, Horn Island, 4875
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -10.595018
Long: 142.245792
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:14-October-1942
Actual Event End Date:18-September-1944

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 10th August, 1997
Front Inscription

34th Aust. Hy. Anti-Aircraft Battery  
131st Aust. Hy. 
Anti-Aircraft Battery

This plaque records the service of
the Batteries on Horn Island during
the period 14th October 1942
to 18th September 1944 

Erected on 10th August 1997
during a visit by members of the unit

Source: MA
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