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The Centaur Memorial Nursing Home and Hostel was erected to commemorate AHS Centaur which was sunk by the Japanese during World War Two.
Australian Hospital Ship (AHS) Centaur was a hospital ship which was attacked and sunk by a Japanese submarine off the coast of Queensland, Australia, on 14 May 1943. Of the 332 medical personnel and civilian crew aboard, 268 were killed. Of the 332 people on board, only 64 were rescued by the USS Mugford.
|Address:||21 West Terrace, Caloundra, 4551|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -26.797905|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||14-May-1943|
|Actual Event End Date:||14-May-1943|
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