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A Carbeen tree (Eucalyptus tessellaris) commemorates those who died in the Battle of the Coral Sea.
The Battle of the Coral Sea, fought during 4–8 May 1942, was a major naval battle in the Pacific Theatre of World War Two between the Imperial Japanese Navy and Allied naval and air forces from the United States and Australia. The battle was the first action in which aircraft carriers engaged each other, as well as the first in which neither side's ships sighted or fired directly upon the other
|Address:||Coral Sea Drive , Battle of the Coral Sea Memorial Park, Cardwell, 4849|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -18.246544|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||04-May-1942|
|Actual Event End Date:||08-May-1942|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||May-1994|
This tree and plaque commemorate the gallantry and sacrifice of those who fought and died in the Battle of the Coral Sea
4 - 8 May 1942
Proudly donated by the Ship`s Company HMAS Brisbane, (DDG-41)
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