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05-February-2016 (Bill Bale)
05-February-2016 (Bill Bale)

Photographs supplied by Bill Bale / John Huth

A sign commemorates the 50th anniversary of the end of World War Two.

"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:Silverleaves Road & Cressbrook - Caboonbah Road, Cressbrook, 4313
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.098318
Long: 152.453015
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

Front Inscription

Australia Remembers
1945 -1995

50th anniversary of the end of World War Two

The Toogoolawah Airfield was built in 1942 and was home to 5 Squadron R.A.A.F. during 1942 and 1943.  At that time the Squadron was equipped with Tiger Moths and Wirraways and at a later stage Boomerang fighters.  The Airfield was originally planned as a maintenance and repair base.

Source: MA
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