MILITARY CAMPS/UNITS
AT OONOONBA (PREVIOUSLY FAIRFIELD)
TOWNSVILLE DURING WW2

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13 Australian Army Personnel Staging Camp, Oonoonba (13 APSC) 43rd Landing Craft Company
3rd Water Transport Group
(Oonoonba)
Ammunition Dump (US Army
on Oonoonba Animal Health Station
American Negro soldiers camp
next to the laboratory
at Oonoonba Animal Health Station
Australian Light Horse Cavalry Camp
at Oonoonba Animal Health Station
Australian Army Camp on southern side of O'Donnell Street near Tom Nicholls Creek (now Gordon Creek)
Anti-aircraft gun near O'Donnell Street, Oonoonba during WW2 CCC Camp at Oonoonba Dances in the CCC Hall at Oonoonba
Fairfield Hotel, Oonoonba Oonoonba Auxiliary Fire Brigade Open air movie theatre at the 13 Australian Army Personnel Staging Camp, at Oonoonba,
RAAF Building relocated to Ireland Street, Oonoonba from Ralston Street, West End, Townsville Rex Theatre at Oonoomba
built after WW2 using a WW2 Military building
St. Anthony's Catholic Church
Ireland Street, Oonoonba
Weekly Dances
US Army Camp at Tom Nicholls Creek (now Gordon Creek) near O'Donnell Street    

 

REFERENCE BOOKS

"Fairfield and her Folk 1868 1995"
"Oonoonba State School, 1920 - 1995"
Editor Denyse Bonney

 

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