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The monument commemorates the sailors from H.M.A.S. Australia who died in service or were killed in action in World War Two.

Location

Address:Royal Australian Navy Heritage Centre, Garden Island Naval Base, Garden Island, 2011
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.859027
Long: 151.230537
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event Start Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 18th October, 1998
Front Inscription

               H.M.A.S. Australia
                   1928 - 1954
Dedicated To The Memory Of Shipmates
Killed In Action During World War II 1939 - 1945
Captain E. F. V.  Dechaineux D.S.C.  R.A.N

                          [ Names ]

                          Lest We Forget

Plaque :

This memorial was made possible by
the combined efforts of 
H.M.A.S. AUSTRALIA Veterans Association
Department of Veterans Affairs
Royal Australian Navy.

            Unveiled by
Wesley Llewellyn Association President
      18th. October 1998

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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