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Darwin Commemoration Association Plaque/ May 2013
Darwin Commemoration Association Plaque/ May 2013
Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

The plaque commemorates those who served in the Northern Territory when the Australian mainland was attacked during World War Two.

Location

Address:Argyle & Lower Fort Streets, The Garrison Church, Millers Point, 2000
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.858434
Long: 151.205546
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Front Inscription

In commemoration of those who fell and those who served in the Northern Territory when the mainland of Australia suffered the first belligerent act of warfare by a foreign power.
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Darwin was bombed twice on 19 February 1942;
243 persons were killed and 302 wounded.
A further 62 Air-Raids occurred until November 1943.

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Lest We Forget
Darwin Commemoration Association

Source: NRWM, MA
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