Australia Remembers - Marlin Coast MemorialPrint Page
The memorial was erected to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the end of World War Two. The Memorial carries fifty-six inscriptions with compass headings and distance describing World War Two activities which were pertinent to the Marlin Coast. The memorial was moved from Coastwatcher Park in April 2005 to the Trinity Beach foreshore.
A Plaque on the memorial states that Royal Australian Navy (R.A.N.) Beach Commandos trained on this beach during 1944.
|Address:||Vasey Esplanade, Trinity Beach, 4879|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -16.786889|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
|Monument Designer:||Gordon McKauge|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||August-1995|
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
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