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15-May-2015
15-May-2015
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A plaque commemorates the sailors and ships from the Royal Australian Navy and United States Navy who fought in the Battle of the Coral Sea in May 1942 during World War Two.

 

Location

Address:Coral Sea Drive , Battle of the Coral Sea Memorial Park, Cardwell, 4849
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -18.246651
Long: 146.015509
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:04-May-1942
Actual Event End Date:08-May-1942

Dedication

Front Inscription

This plaque is a tribute to the ships and sailors of the U.S.N. and R.A.N. whose epic "Battle of the Coral Sea" paved the way for final vicotry over the Japanese agressor in the South West Pacific area.

Lest We Forget

Dedicated by the Cardwell Sub-Branch RSL

 

Source: MA
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