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60th Anniversary Plaque : 05-August-2014
60th Anniversary Plaque : 05-August-2014
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A plaque commemorates the 60th anniversary of Victory in the Pacific (VP) day which signified for Australians the end of World War Two.

VP (Victory in the Pacific) Day, also referred to as VJ (Victory over Japan) Day, is celebrated on 15 August. This date commemorates Japan’s acceptance of the Allied demand for unconditional surrender 14 August 1945. For Australians, it meant that the Second World War was finally over.

 

Location

Address:Lake Beard, Sheepyard War Memorial, Sheepyard Opal Field , 2832
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -29.677766
Long: 147.633537
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:15-August-1945
Actual Event End Date:15-August-2005

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 18th August, 2005
Front Inscription
       COMMEMORATING
    THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF
   THE END OF WORLD WAR 11
    'VICTORY IN THE PACIFIC (VP) DAY' 
               1945 - 2005
PRESENTED TO THE PEOPLE OF GLENGARRY
FROM THE BOONAH WAR VETERAN COMMUNITY
VIETNAM VETERANS' DAY 18 AUGUST 2005



 
Source: MA
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