Charters Towers Aerodrome USA Memorial Stone

Location of Charters Towers Aerodrome USA Memorial Stone

Hewitt and Prior Streets
Charters Towers RSL
139km west of Townsville
(Flinders and Gregory Highways)
Richmond Hill QLD 4820

A large stone memorial rests on a square concrete foundation. A black metal plaque is inserted to the top.

Inscription

CHARTERS TOWERS CITY COUNCIL

THIS PLAQUE IS DEDICATED TO THE 15,000 MEMBERS OF

THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

WHO SERVED IN THE CHARTERS TOWERS DISTRICT

DURING WORLD WAR II AND WAS UNVEILED BY

HIS EXCELLENCY MR JAMES W HARGROVE,

AMBASSADOR OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

TO THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

ON

19TH JUNE 1976.

Conflicts commemorated
Second World War, 1939–1945
Memorial type
Stone/cairn/plinth
Recorded by
Shirley and Trevor McIvor
Date recorded
2 March 2009

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