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Plaque dedicated to waterside workers, seafarers and others who lost their lives in the bombing of Darwin during World War Two.

On 19 February 1942,  Darwin was bombed by Japanese fighters and bombers who attacked the port and shipping in the harbour twice during the day killing 252 Allied service personnel and civilians.

Location

Address:Kitchener Drive, Stokes Hill Wharf, Darwin, 0800
State:NT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -12.470556
Long: 130.848889
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:19-February-1942
Actual Event End Date:19-February-1942

Dedication

Front Inscription

IN REMEMBRANCE OF WATERSIDE WORKERS, SEAFARERS AND OTHERS, WHO DIED AS A RESULT OF THE JAPANESE BOMBING RAID ON DARWIN HARBOUR ON 19 FEBRUARY 1942 
-EVERLASTING PEACE-.

Source: TOH
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