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03-May-2015 (Arthur Garland)
03-May-2015 (Arthur Garland)

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The memorial commemorates the Royal Australian Navy ship, H.M.A.S. Cowra and its crew. 

HMAS Cowra (J351/M351), was named for the town of Cowra and was  one of 60 Bathurst class corvettes constructed during World War Two, and one of 36 initially manned and commissioned solely by the Royal Australian Navy.

Location

Address:101 Brisbane Street, Cowra Services Club, Cowra, 2794
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.834177
Long: 148.691434
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 15th March, 2006
Front Inscription

H.M.A.S. COWRA 
   MEMORIAL

Dedicated to the Ship and Crew  
       by
Commodore R. R. Baker  
    on behalf of  
Vice Admiral R. E. Shalders, AO, CSC, RAN 
 Chief of Navy
        on  
15 March 2006


On all the oceans white caps flow
You see no crosses row on row
But those who sleep beneath the sea
Rest in peace for your country is free
               (Anon)

Cr Bruce Miller Mayor
Frank Bridges Cowra RSL
Robert Sligar Cowra Services Club

Source: MA,NRWM
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