War Memorials in Australia
Darwin North Australian Railway Plaque
Darwin, Northern Territory, 0800
Orientation: Territory capital
Location: Adjacent to Darwin Cenotaph, Bicentennial Park, off Esplanade between Herbert Street and Knuckey Street
Position: 12 28 00 S 130 50 39 E
The plaque is one of a
series commemorating various units who served in Darwin during World War II.
They are set at ground level next to a fence overlooking the harbour and in
close proximity to Darwin Cenotaph.
WORLD WAR II
Image of steam locomotive and train
IN HONOR OF RAILWAY & ARMY PERSONNEL WHO KEPT THE LINES
OPEN AND TRAINS RUNNING, MANY OF THE RAILMEN WERE INJURED
& KILLED BETWEEN DARWIN N.T., ADELAIDE RIVER, PINE CREEK,
FERGUSSON RIVER, KATHERINE, MARANBOY, MATARANKA & BIRDUM.
REMEMBERED BY THE RAILWAY MEN & RAILWAY WORKERS FAMILIES
Information current to May 2000
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