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The Australia Remembers War Memorial commemorates Whyalla's contribution to the war effort through its shipyards, munitions, factory and pig iron production. It also commemorates men and women from Whyalla who enlisted in World War Two of which 29 lost their lives.

The memorial consists of two plaques, one is in sculptural form depicting Whyalla during World War Two. 

"Australia Remembers, 1945-1995" was a program of activities organised by the Federal Government to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the end of World War Two. 

Location

Address:Lincoln Highway, HMAS Whyalla Museum, Whyalla, 5600
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.019143
Long: 137.57473
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
Monument Designer:Lindsay Herewane (sculpture)
Source: TOH
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