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10-October-2017
10-October-2017

Photographs supplied by John Huth

The plaque commemorates the British Royal Marines who trained at Port Stephens from 1942 to 1945 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:1945
Monument Manufacturer:Phoenix Foundry

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:September-1999
Front Inscription

             TO HONOUR 
The Presence Of Royal Marines
       British Pacific Fleet
Who Like Many Others Trained In This Area
For Amphibious Warfare In The South
Pacific Region And Made A Significant
Contribution Which Saw The Successful
Conclusion To World War II 1942 - 1945

         LEST WE FORGET

Erected By Port Stephens Historical Society
               September 1999
                                        Phoenix Foundry

 

Source: MA
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