Bombing of Darwin Memorial Plaque, The Garrison Church

Description

Brass plaque on the left inside wall of church.

Inscription

In commemoration of those who fell and those who served in the Northern Territory when the mainland of Australia suffered the first belligerent act of warfare by a foreign power.

Darwin was bombed twice on 19 February 1942; 243 persons were killed and 302 wounded. A further 62 air raids occurred until November 1943.

LEST WE FORGET

Darwin Commemoration Assocation

Address
The Garrison Church, Holy Trinity Anglican Church,
Argyle and Lower Fort Streets,
Millers Point NSW 2000
Local Government Area
  • Sydney, City of
Setting
  • Building – inside
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Ms Jane Williamson
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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Conflict/s
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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