Yirrkala War MemorialPrint Page
Memorial is a large rock on a flat base which commemorates those who served in World War Two. There is a plaque on the rock and four plaques on the base naming members of the Northern Territory Special Reconnaissance Unit which was a special force of Yolngu men trained by Squadron Leader Donald Thomson.
|Address:||In park next to beach, Yirrkala, 0880|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -12.248795|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 5th August, 1995|
WIRLIMA MUNUNGGURR (DJAPU CLAN LEADER) DEDICATES THIS WAR MEMORIAL ON 5th AUGUST 1995 TO THESE YOLNGU WHO FOUGHT IN WORLD WAR II 1939 - 1945.