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26-July-2015
26-July-2015
Photographs supplied by Bryan Cole
Plaque commemorates H.M.A.S. Shropshire and those who served 1942-1954.

Location

Address:Sir Edwin Smith Avenue, South Australia Naval Memorial Garden, North Adelaide, 5006
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.914075
Long: 138.600534
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Approx. Event Start Date:1942
Approx. Event End Date:1954

Dedication

Front Inscription

                H.M.A.S. SHROPSHIRE

1942
-1954

U.K. NORTH SEA - SOUTH WEST PACIFIC 1943 -1945
               ATTACHED U.S. 7TH FLEET
ARAWE· CAPE GLOUCESTER - ADMIRALTY ISLANDS
HOLLANDIA · WAKDE ·SAWAR ·SARMI·BIAK - AITAPE·MOROTAI
PHILIPPINES · LEYTE GULF · BATTLE OF SURIGAO STRAITS
(I.J.N. BATTLESHIP YAMASHIRO SUNK) 
LINGAYEN GULF · CORREGIDOR - LABUAN·BALIKPAPAN
AUSTRALIAN FLAGSHIP JAPANESE SURRENDER IN TOKYO BAY
                       2ND SEPTEMBER 1945
GAINED 64 AWARDS  VICTORY MARCH LONDON - 1946
Presented by H.M.A.S. Canberra and Shropshire Association (S.A.) 

 

 

Source: TOH, MA
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