Coral Sea Park WW2 Memorial - Maroubra, NSW, Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie
S 33° 56.639 E 151° 14.387
56H E 337331 N 6242659
Quick Description: This 'centre-divide' park commemorates the Coral Sea Battle of May 1942.
Location: New South Wales, Australia
Date Posted: 10/1/2019 7:52:08 PM
Waymark Code: WM11D9K
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member 3l diesel
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Long Description:
The brown brick wall behind the Nautical Flag Pole of Coral Sea Park has a grey stone tablet, with a gilt-filled engraved inscription as follows:
This Park has been dedicated to the Randwick Council to commemorate
the successful Joint Action of the Navies of the United States of America
and of Australia during the Battle of the Coral Sea 1st to 7th May, 1942.
This stone was unveiled in Honour of the visit to Australia of
Admiral H.G. Hopwood, U.S.N.
C-in-C United States Pacific Fleet
on 6th May 1960
The Hon. A. Landa, LL.B., MLA

Address: ANZAC Parade & Haig Street, Coral Sea Park, Maroubra, 2035

Visited: 1300 Wednesday, 4 September, 2019

Date of Dedication: 5/6/1960

Property Permission: Public

Access instructions: Caution: between multiple lanes of traffic.

Access times: From: 12:00 AM To: 12:00 AM

Website for Waymark: [Web Link]

Location of waymark:
ANZAC Parade,
Coral Sea Park
Maroubra, NSW Australia

Commemoration: Joint USA/Australia action of the Coral Sea, May 1942

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