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04-May-2016
04-May-2016

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A sign on an air-raid shelter commemorates 50th anniversary of the end of World War Two.

"Australia Remembers, 1945-1995" was a program of activities organised by the Federal Government to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the end of  World War Two. 
 

Location

Address:Lennox Street, Maryborough Railway Station, Maryborough, 4650
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -25.538249
Long: 152.700237
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Sign
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:15-August-1945
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1995

Dedication

Front Inscription

Australia Remembers
1945 -1995

50th ANNIVERSARY
OF THE END OF WORLD WAR II

The shelter was constructed for the use of Railway employees, train crews and passengers in the event of an air strike against the Rail facilities which were important to the defence of Australia.

Source: MA
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