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Plaque commemorates the merchant seaman who bought supplies to Darwin during World War Two.

Location

Address:The Esplanade, Bicentennial Park -adjacent to Cenotaph, Darwin, 0800
State:NT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -12.466667
Long: 130.84
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Approx. Event Start Date:1942
Approx. Event End Date:1945

Dedication

Front Inscription

   AUSTRALIAN, BRITISH AND ALLIED MERCHANT NAVY.

           THIS PLAQUE IS DEDICATED TO THOSE
MERCHANT SEAMEN WHO BROUGHT SUPPLIES TO DARWIN
                                1942-45
  PARTICULARLY THOSE WHO WERE IN THE AREA DURING
THE FIRST JAPANESE AIR RAID 19.2.42 IN THE SHIPS LISTED BELOW
                        (Names of Ships)

Source: SKP, TOH
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