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23-August-2019
23-August-2019
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The sign commemorates the 50th anniversary of the end of World War Two and the use of Coochie Mudlo Island as a training ground during the conflict. 

No. 43 Landing Craft Company commenced training on the island on 6 December 1943.

"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:Victoria Parade South, Jetty, Coochiemudlo Island, 4184
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.574435
Long: 153.332234
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 II

No. 43 Landing Craft Company came into existence on 1 December 1943 and commenced training on the island on 6 December that
year. There were seven officers and ninety-seven other ranks. The Commanding Officer was Major George Mitchell MC, DCM.  Other notable members of the unit were Sir Nigel Bowen, Sir Ninnian (sic) Stevens and Sir Frank Packer.

 

 

Source: MA
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