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28-October-2016
28-October-2016

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A monument 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:Patrick Street , ANZAC Park, Dalby , 4405
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.183674
Long: 151.267815
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 12th August, 1995
Front Inscription

Australia Remembers 1945 - 1995

This plaque was unveiled on 12th August, 1995 by the Honourable Sir Walter Campbell AC, QC on behalf of the citizens of Dalby and District commemorating fifty years since VP Day signifying the cessation of hostilities, World War II and in proud and abiding remembrance of those who paid the supreme sacrifice in defence of our homeland, freedom and liberty.

"Lest We Forget"

Cr Warwick Geisel  Mayor of Dalby
Frank Gwynne MBE  Chairman

Dalby & District Australia Remembers 1945 - 1995 Commemorative Committee

Source: MA
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