41st US Infantry Division Memorial CairnPrint Page
Cairn commemorates fallen comrades of the Australian and United States Military Forces who fought in campaigns between 1942 and 1945 during World War Two.
During World War Two more than 70,000 men from the 24th, 32nd and 41st US Divisions and attached troops were stationed around Rockhampton. This St Christophers Chapel was inspired by the common efforts of chaplains from the 41st US Division ' Protestant, Roman Catholic, Episcopalian and Jewish. Needs of all were borne in mind during its construction by the 542nd Engineers Battalion, US Army in 1943.
|Address:||St Christophers Chapel Rd, Near St Christophers Chapel, Nerimbera, 4701|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -23.422343|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Wednesday 4th August, 1993|
41 Infantry Division.
In Memory of Fallen Comrades
Australian and US Military Forces. 1942-1945.
New Guinea, Philippines, Malaya, Borneo.
Dedication 4 August, 1993.