5° 32' 60S Long 150° 9' 0E Kimbe located on the north coast of New Britain. Borders Kimbe Bay to the north and the Dagi River to the east. Formally known as San Remo Plantation.
San Remo Plantation was established at this location and planted with coconut plams harvesting copra.
During March 1944, U. S. Marines advanced to San Remo Plantation.
The present day Kimbe was founded in 1969 at the site of the San Remo Plantation as a port to export oil palm and named Kimbe after Kimbe Bay.
stone obelisk World War II memorial and plaques dedicated to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) personnel lost on New Britain.
Beaufighter Mark XI Serial
Pilot Chapple MIA November 25, 1943. Discovered in 1995
Spitfire Mark Vc Serial
Pilot Wettenhall MIA December 31, 1943 discovered in 1999
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October 23, 2019