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Plaque in memory of those who gave their lives on D-Day from June to August 1944 during World War Two. The plaque was unveiled by the Governor of Western Australia on the 6th June 1990.

Operation Overlord was the code name for the Battle of Normandy, the operation that launched the invasion of German-occupied western Europe during World War II by Allied forces. The operation commenced on 6 June 1944 with the Normandy landings (Operation Neptune, commonly known as D-Day). A 12,000-plane airborne assault preceded an amphibious assault involving almost 7,000 vessels. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on 6 June; more than 3 million troops were in France by the end of August.


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GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.00174
Long: 115.763445
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event STart Date:06-June-1944
Actual Event End Date:26-August-1994


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 6th June, 1990
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In memory of all personnel on land, sea or air who gave their lives in the Normandy Campaign, D Day June 6th - August 26th 1944. Lest we forget.

Source: HWA, MA
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