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10-October-2017
10-October-2017
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The plaque commemorates the military personnel United States of America who trained at Port Stephens in 1942 and 1943 during World War Two.

 

Location

Address:4 Victoria Parade, Nelson Bay, 2315
State:NSW
Area:Foreign
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.714205
Long: 152.156647
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Approx. Event Start Date:1942
Approx. Event End Date:1943

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 28th July, 1995
Front Inscription

To honour 20,000 United States of America Navy, Marine Corps, Army and Army Air Force servicemen who trained at Port Stephens for amphibious warfare in the South West Pacific area

1942 - 1943

Erected by Port Stephens Historical Society

Dedicated by Hugh J. Ivory
Director of I.S.I.S., United States of America Consulate General, Sydney

28 July, 1995

Lest we forget

 

Source: MA
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