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Japanese Memorial Plaque at Piva North (Piva Uncle)
The plaque reads in Japanese:
"Solomons front the war dead memorial service Kannon"
[Kannon is a goddess in Buddhism]
The Plaque Reads in english:
"In commemoration of the souls of the people of the Solomon Islands and the valiant soldiers from America, Australia and Japan who sacrificed their lives in the Solomon Islands during World War II. We mourn the dead and dedicate this monument to everlasting peace in the world. This statue was case from the Panguna Copper Mine in the Bougainville Island. Erected: August 1978."
Credit: David Paulley Date: March 1982

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