Woodpecker Gun - Coonabarabran
The Woodpecker Gun is a War Memorial to those who served in the Second World War. The Japanese Machine Gun, which is at the front of the Memorial Swimming Pool, adjacent to the Coonabarabran Visitor Information Centre, was captured on August 3, 1945 during combat in New Guinea.
There is an information board at the gun site with details of the capture and a listing of the Coonabarabran men and women who served in the World War II and the Vietnam War.
Accessible at all times