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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.
|Address:||Tweed Terrace & Boundary Street , Point Danger, Coolangatta, 4225|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -28.163924|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Friday 14th May, 1993|
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.