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17-March-2014
17-March-2014

Photographs supplied by Roger Johnson / Bryan Cole

A monument commemorates forces in Darwin who faced the Japanese bombing raids in 1942-1943 and defended the area until 1945 during World War Two.

Location

Address:King William Road & Victoria Drive, Pathway of Honour, Adelaide, 5000
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.918871
Long: 138.600541
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 11th December, 2005
Front Inscription

DARWIN DEFENDERS SA
        1942 - 1945
In memory of all Veterans who served defending Darwin
Lest We Forget

Plaque : 
UNVEILED BY DR. H.R. (KIM) BONYTHON AC., D.F.C., A.F.C., 
DEDICATED BY REV. R. DAULBY (SQDRN. LDR. RETD.)
ERECTED BY DARWIN DEFENDERS 1942-45 INC. ADELAIDE BRANCH WITH ASSISTANCE FROM D.V.A. & A.C.C.
11tH DECEMBER 2005

 

 

Source: MA
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