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04-May-2016
04-May-2016

Photographs supplied by John Huth

The sign on an former air-raid shelter commemorates 50th anniversary of the end of World War Two. The shelter was constructed at Maryborough Railway Station during World War Two in the event of an air strike. 

"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:Lennox Street, Maryborough Railway Station, Maryborough, 4650
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -25.538249
Long: 152.700237
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Sign
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event Start Date:15-August-1945
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1995

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1995
Front Inscription

               Australia Remembers
                        1945 -1995

              50th. ANNIVERSARY
OF THE END OF WORLD WAR TWO

The Shelter was constructed for the use of Railway 
employees, train crews and passengers in the event 
of an air strike against the Rail facilities which were 
important to the defence of Australia.

Source: MA
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