4° 16' 0S Long 144° 58' 0E Bogia is located on the north coast of New Guinea. Borders Bogia Harbor. To the northwest is Hansa
Bay. Offshore is Kolakola Island. Today located in Madang
Province in Papua New Guinea (PNG).
During 1943 occupied by the Japanese Army and used as an outpost
area between the larger bases of Hansa Bay and Madang. As Australian troops advanced from the south, the Japanese withdrew from the area during May 1944.
missions against Bogia
March 27, 1943–May 2, 1944
Outside, there is an anti-aircraft gun and anchor on display. They
were brought to Bogia
PNG independence for display at the district headquarters for this
area of Madang Province.
88 75mm Anti-Aircraft
the Awar area, no serial number is visible.
88 75mm Anti-Aircraft Serial
the Awar area
P-70A Havoc 42-33143
2nd Lt. Robert M. Forrestal crashed
April 2, 1944, 1 recovered, 1 missing
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June 15, 2019