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06-November-2015
06-November-2015

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A tree commemorates United States of America military personnel who were killed at Pearl Harbour during World War Two.

The attack on Pearl Harbour by the Japanese Imperial General Headquarters was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base in Hawaii, on the morning of December 7, 1941.  The attack was intended as a preventive action in order to keep the U.S. Pacific Fleet from interfering with military actions the Empire of Japan was planning in Southeast Asia against overseas territories of the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and the United States.

 

Location

Address:The Mall & Chapel Road, Old Courthouse Park, Bankstown, 2200
State:NSW
Area:Foreign
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.916258
Long: 151.034171
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:07-December-1941
Actual Event End Date:07-December-1941
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 7th December, 1984
Front Inscription

In Memory Of The 2341 American Service Men And Women Who Lost Their Lives At Pearl Harbour
7th December 1941

This Plaque Was Unveiled By Ald R.E. Buchanan O.A.M. 
7th December 1984.

A. H. Heiler   Ald. G. C. Parker
Town Clerk    Mayor

Source: MA,NRWM
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