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|Address:||Jalan Patai Road, Smith Point, Tai Jin House, Christmas Island, 6798|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -10.428664|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 4th June, 1983|
Lest We Forget
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The above members of the Royal Artillery refused to surrender in the face of overwhelming force and were killed near this place on active service in the defence of Christmas Island in March 1942.
This plaque of remembrance, the gift of ex-servicemen of Christmas Island was unveiled by Major General M. E. Carleton Smith, CBE, during the 25th anniversary year of Australian sovereignity of Christmas Island.
4th June 1983