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Plaque commemorates the 50th anniversary and honours those who served in the Jurien Bay area during World War Two.

During World War Two, a radar installation was set up in the early 1940s by the Royal Australian Air Force [RAAF] to detect the presence of any Japanese invaders along this very vulnerable strip of coastline.

Location

Address:96 Bashford Street, Jurien Bay Community Centre, Jurien Bay, 6516
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -30.310278
Long: 115.035556
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.anzac.dpc.wa.gov.au

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 12th September, 1992
Front Inscription

1942 -1992.  50th Anniversary.  Commemorative Plaque.
To honour members of the armed forces who served in the Jurien Bay area during World War II. 
Erected by the Jurien Community 12th September 1992.

Source: WMR
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