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10-October-2017
10-October-2017

Photographs supplied by John Huth

The plaque commemorates the British Royal Marines who trained at Port Stephens from 1942 to 1945 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:1945
Monument Manufacturer:Phoenix Foundry

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:September-1999
Front Inscription

To honour the presence of Royal Marines British Pacific Fleet who like many others trained in this area for amphibious warfare in the South Pacific region and made a significant contribution which saw the successful conclusion to World War II 

1942 - 1945

Lest we forget

Erected by Port Stephens Historical Society

September 1999

Phoenix Foundry

 

Source: MA
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