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Australia Remembers : 31-08-2014
Australia Remembers : 31-08-2014
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The plaque commemorates the 50th anniversary of the end of World War Two and those from Newcastle and the Hunter Region who served in the conflict. An Ecumenical Service was held in the Cathedral to commemorate the event. 

Location

Address:52 Church Street, Christ Church Cathedral, Newcastle, 2300
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.929167
Long: 151.780401
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event Start Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 13th August, 1995
Front Inscription

              Australia Remembers
                   1945 - 1995

   TO THE GLORY OF GOD

This plaque was presented by the Newcastle 
Australia Remembers Committee on 13 August 1995 
on the occasion of an Ecumenical Service held 
in the Christ Church Cathedral to commemorate the 
50th anniversary of the end of World War II 
           on 15 August 1945.

The plaque is dedicated to the memory of all 
those citizens of the Newcastle and Hunter Region 
who served their country during World War II 
(1939 - 1945), as members of the Defence Forces 
and in various civilian roles, and also those
who have lost loved ones as a result of that conflict.

Source: SKP, MA
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