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17-May-2017
17-May-2017
Photographs supplied by John Huth

A sign commemorates the 50th anniversary of the end of World War Two and the contribution of Gordonbrook Dam to the war effort. 

"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:Toowoomba - Karara Road, Liberator Park, Leyburn, 4365
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.006172
Long: 151.586953
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 II

The 21st and 23rd Liberator Bomber Squadrons were stationed here and it was from this base that the famous "Z Force" left on their daring raids of Timor and New Guinea.

 

Source: MA
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