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Coolangatta Walk of Remembrance Kuttabul
Coolangatta Walk of Remembrance Kuttabul

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

The walk contains a series of plaques which commemorate the men and women who paid the supreme sacrifice while serving on ships sunk during World War Two.

A total of forty-one allied ships were sunk by the actions of mine laying German surface raiders (Pinquin, Atlantis, and Kormoran) and Japanese submarines.

Location

Address:Tweed Terrace & Boundary Street , Point Danger, Coolangatta, 4225
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.163924
Long: 153.550724
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Walkway
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 14th May, 1993
Front Inscription

Ships sunk off the Australian coast 1939 - 1945

WALK OF REMEMBRANCE

During the Second World War, 41 Allied naval and merchant ships were sunk off Australia's coast by enemy action. Hundreds of service personnel and merchant seamen were killed in these tragedies.

This Walk of Remembrance honours the ships and the brave men and women who gave up their lives for Australia.

Source: SKP,MA
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