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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.
|Address:||412 Stanley Street, Queensland Maritime Museum, South Brisbane, 4101|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -27.482018|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 10th July, 2011|
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.
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
1911 - 2011
Centenary of the
Royal Australian Navy
This Foundation Stone was laid by
The Governor of Queensland
Ms Penelope Wensley AC
on Sunday, 10 July 2011