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Memorial Grove commemorates the Australians killed at Interlaken. Individual plaques listing the names of those killed have been placed on tree offcuts in the grove.
Fourteen Australians were killed when a flash flood swept 18 tourists to their death in a canyon near Interlaken in Switzerland in 1999.
|Address:||Goldsmith Street , Queens Park, East Mackay, 4740|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -21.14667|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||27-July-1999|
|Actual Event End Date:||27-July-1999|
IN MEMORY OF BILLY PEEL
Who, With 13 Other Young Australians, Was Killed In Interlarken Switzerland
27 July 1999
(Map of Australian showing the location where the victims resided)
This Memorial Grove Has Been Planted In Memory Of
Our Loved Ones Who Have Departed This Life
To Those Who Have Also Loved And Lost -
Draw Comfort While In This Place
"Peace I Leave With You, My peace I Give To You" John 14:27