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Australia Remembers Plaque : 04-08-2013
Australia Remembers Plaque : 04-08-2013
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The plaque commemorates those who died in service or were killed in action during World War Two, and those who served on the site at the between 1941 and 1945.  The plaque was unveiled on the 50th anniversary of the end of World War Two. 

A nearby plaque also details that General Sir Thomas Blamey used the building as his headquarters from the 1st August 1942 to 31st December 1944.

"Australia Remembers, 1945 - 1995" was a program of activities organised by the Federal Government to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the end of World War Two. 

Location

Address:University Drive , Forgan Smith Building, St Lucia, 4067
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.497144
Long: 153.013121
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event Start Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 15th August, 1995
Front Inscription

       AUSTRALIA REMEMBERS  1945 - 1995

To commemorate those who fell in the service of their country 
and those who served on this site in the years 1941 -1945

                      Unveiled by
Professor Brian Wilson, AO  
Vice Chancellor, The University of Queensland 
                      and 
Lieutenant -Colonel Garry Chandler, RFD
Commanding Officer, Queensland University Regiment 
                 on the
 
 Fifteenth Day of August, 1995

Source: MA
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