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A monument commemorates members of the Merchant Navy who died in service or were killed in action in World Wars One and Two. 

Monument Characteristics:
A roofed columbarium of brick and wood construction set within a memorial garden.

Location

Address:Hawthorne & Necropolis Drive, Rookwood Necropolis, Rookwood, 2141
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.872328
Long: 151.060481
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1948
Front Inscription

Erected To The Memory
            Of
MEMBERS OF THE
MERCHANT NAVY
Who Lost Their Lives
Through Enemy Action
In World Wars I And II,
Many Of Whom Were
Well Known In The Port Of Sydney And
For The Burial Or
Depositing Of Ashes Of
Seamen Of All nations

"They That Go Down To The Sea In Ships
These Men See The Works Of The Lord... Psalm 107"

          Erected By The
Merchant Navy War Memorial Appeal
Through The Sydney Mission To Seamen
    ("The Flying Angel")
            1948

Source: SKP,NRWM
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