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Plaque commemorates 51 Wireless Section.

51 Wireless Section was one of the 11 Field Sections of the Australian Special Wireless Group, AIF. They were part of General Douglas MacArthur and General Thomas Blamey`s new top-secret intelligence unit called Central Bureau which comprised Australian Army, RAAF and US Army personnel. They were stationed at Coomalie Creek near the airfield from 1942 until 1945.

Location

Address:Stuart Highway, Coomalie Creek, 0846
State:NT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -13.017526
Long: 131.121675
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Source: MA
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