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A monument commemorates Australian and United States of America forces who were stationed in the area during World War Two.

Location

Address:Canberra Terrace, Lighthouse Hill, Lions Club Memorial Park, Caloundra, 4551
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -26.801457
Long: 153.137512
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945
Link:http://www.qldwarmemorials.com.au/P…

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:June-1991
Front Inscription

"THEY PASSED THIS WAY"
THIS PLAQUE IS IN REMEMBRANCE OF ALL AMERICAN AND AUSTRALIAN PERSONNEL WHO WERE STATIONED IN THIS AREA BETWEEN 1939 - 1945
DURING THIS TIME, CALOUNDRA WAS A SIGNIFICANT TRAINING AREA
ERECTED BY
THE LIONS CLUB OF CALOUNDRA JUNE 1991

Dedicated by Ms. Patricia Wazer
U. S. Consul
Queensland

Source: MA,MIV,QWMR,SKP
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