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24-October-2014
24-October-2014

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

A Plaque honours the contribution of Army personnel who volunteered for malaria research in experiments conducted at Cairns and Rocky Creek during World War Two.

Location

Address:Kennedy Highway, Rocky Creek Memorial Park, Rocky Creek, 4882
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -17.1825
Long: 145.455278
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 15th August, 1998
Front Inscription

MALARIA RESEARCH VOLUNTEERS

THIS MEMORIAL HONOURS THE CONTRIBUTION OF
THE ARMY PERSONNEL WHO VOLUNTEERED FOR
THE MALARIA EXPERIMENTS CONDUCTED BY LHQ
MEDICAL RESEARCH UNIT AT CAIRNS AND IN THIS
ROCKY CREEK AREA AT 2/2 AGH, 2/1 ACD AND 47
ACH FROM 1943 TO 1946.

LEST WE FORGET
 

Source: MA
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