Kalgoorlie-Boulder Kokoda Track MemorialPrint Page
Kalgoorlie-Boulder Kokoda Track Memorial is a tribute to those who served in World War Two. The memorial is a series of information boards under thatched shelters along a walk and cycle way beside Gribble Creek. The beginning of the track is marked by two boulders at the first shelter. The boards describe events along the Kokoda Track in New Guinea in 1942 during World War Two when Australian troops stopped the Japanese advance upon Port Moresby.
|Address:||Hannan Street, Centennial Park, Kalgoorlie, 6430|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -30.761944|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 13th August, 1995|
CITY OF KALGOORLIE-BOULDER KOKODA TRACK. A TRIBUTE TO THE SERVICE MEN AND WOMEN OF 1939 - 1945. THIS TRACK WAS OFFICIALLY OPENED BY MAYOR R. S. YUREYEVICH R.F.D. 13 August 1995 AS A REMINDER OF COURAGEOUS EFFORTS OF THE PEOPLE WHO SERVED AUSTRALIA DURING WORLD WAR II, ESPECIALLY THOSE FROM THE GOLDFIELDS.