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10-October-2017
10-October-2017
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The plaque commemorates the military personnel United States of America who trained at Port Stephens in 1942 and 1943 during World War Two.

 

Location

Address:Victoria Parade, Nelson Bay, 2315
State:NSW
Area:Foreign
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.714263
Long: 152.156733
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Approx. Event Start Date:1942
Approx. Event End Date:1943

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 28th July, 1995
Front Inscription

             TO HONOUR 
20,000 United States Of America Navy, Marine
Corps, Army And Army Air Force Servicemen
Who Trained At Port Stephens For Amphibious
Warfare In The South West Pacific Area
               1942 - 1943
                Erected by
Port Stephens Historical Society

                Dedicated by
              Hugh J. Ivory
Director of I.S.I.S., United States of America
   Consulate General, Sydney
              
               28 July, 1995
              Lest We Forget

 

Source: MA
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