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27-August-2016
27-August-2016

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The sign commemorates the 50th anniversary of the end of World War Two and the site which was used for American and Australian troops during 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:Reserve Esplanade, Wellington Point, 4160
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.466313
Long: 153.240527
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 11

During 1939 - 1945 both American & Australian troops 
camped on the reserve. The larger houses on the headland 
above the reserve were commandeered for officer Quarters 
for the Americans.  Anti-aircraft guns and searchlights were
           also positioned in this area.

Source: MA
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