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17-May-2015
17-May-2015

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The memorial commemorates those of the United States 41st Infantry Division who died in service or were killed in action in World War Two.

The division was based at Camp Caves near Rockhampton during World War Two. 

The 41st Infantry Division, nicknamed the ―Jungleers‖ and previously called the Sunset Division, was activated on September 16, 1940 from the National Guard Division of Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming. It served in the Pacific theatre during the Second World War and participated in the New Guinea, Southern Philippines, and Papuan campaigns

Location

Address:Spencer Street, Diggers Park, Botanic Gardens, Rockhampton, 4700
State:QLD
Area:Foreign
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -23.401892
Long: 150.491952
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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 4th August, 1993
Front Inscription

41st Infantry Division

41st US Infantry Division

      In Memory
           Of
  Fallen Comrades

Australian and United
States Military Forces

1942  1945

New Guinea  Philippines  
Malaya  Borneo

Dedicated 4 August 1993

Source: MA
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