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Marlin Coast Memorial Closeup- Peter F Williams
Marlin Coast Memorial Closeup- Peter F Williams

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams / Louis Jones

The monument was erected to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the end of World War Two.

It carries fifty-six inscriptions with compass headings and distance describing World War Two activities which were pertinent to the Marlin Coast. It was moved from Coastwatcher Park in April 2005 to the Trinity Beach foreshore.

A plaque states that Royal Australian Navy (R.A.N.) Beach Commandos trained on this beach during 1944. 

Location

Address:Vasey Esplanade, Trinity Beach, 4879
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -16.786889
Long: 145.700528
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:August-1995
Front Inscription

Plaque :

Be it known that

R.A.N. Beach Commando Units
Aust. Beach G.P.S.

Trained Australian Army units for amphibian operations on this beach during 1944

 

Inscription in Proximity

Monument moved from Coastwatcher Park, April 2005 with the generous assistance of long time Trinity Beach Hotel owners Mr & Mrs. H. A. Mellick

Plaque designed by Gordon McKauge in 1995

 

 

Source: SKP, MA
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