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08-November-2014
08-November-2014

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A monument commemorates those who have served in the Queensland Marine Defence Force, the Commonwealth Naval Forces and the Royal Australian Navy in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.

A plaque commemorating the first ship to shore transmission and a foundation stone commemorating the centenary of the Royal Australian Navy have also been placed on the monument. 

Location

Address:412 Stanley Street, Queensland Maritime Museum, South Brisbane, 4101
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.482018
Long: 153.025588
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 10th July, 2011
Front Inscription

This Memorial commemorates the contribution of the men and women who served in the Queensland Marine Defence Force, the Commonwealth Naval Forces and the Royal Australian Navy, especially those who made the supreme sacrifice.

Plaque :

The first Australian Navy W/T ship to shore transmission was received on this site 9th April 1903

Capt. W R Cresswell Commandant
HMQS GAYUNDAH Queensland Naval Brigade

Australian Commonwealth Naval Forces


 

Right Side Inscription

1911 - 2011
Centenary of the
Royal Australian Navy
This Foundation Stone was laid by
Her Excellency
The Governor of Queensland
Ms Penelope Wensley AC
on Sunday, 10 July 2011

Source: MA
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