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Memorial commemorates ten United States personnel and one Australian soldier killed in an air crash in 1943.

On Sunday 27 June 1943 two B-25 Mitchell bomber from 5 Bomber Command Replacement Centre (USAF) collided over Charters Towers and crashed to the ground killing 9 United States personnel and one Australian soldier.

Location

Address:Picnic Creek & Broughton Roads, Charters Towers, 4820
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -20.097423
Long: 146.308589
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:27-June-1943
Actual Event End Date:27-June-1943
Link:http://www.qldwarmemorials.com.au/P…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 20th August, 1995
Source: SKP, QWMR, MA
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