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25-November-2014
25-November-2014

Photographs supplied by Heather Saunders
A monument commemorates the Chinese people buried in the cemetery.

Location

Address:Gaze Road, Christmas Island, 6798
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -10.415973
Long: 105.68992
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 20th August, 1972
Left Side Inscription

This communal Chinese Cemetery Memorial was erected by the Chinese Literary Association with the assistance of the CHristmas Island Phosphate Commission.

The foundation stone was laid by the Christmas Island Manager Mr. ROnald Frank Cox on 11th April 1971

Right Side Inscription
This community Chinese Cemetery Memorial was offically unveiled by the Christmas Island Manager Mr. Anthony P. Kershaw on Sunday, 20th August, 1972.
Source: MA
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