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H.M.A.S. Echuca Memorial : 13-May-2012
H.M.A.S. Echuca Memorial : 13-May-2012
Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A monument commemorates the Australian Navy ship H.M.A.S. Echuca which served from 1942 to 1947. The monument is adjacent to the War Memorial. 

Monument characteristics :

Monument is a brick pillar with a bronze plaque.

Location

Address:Hare Street , Civic Centre Gardens, Echuca, 3564
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.123572
Long: 144.748601
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 25th April, 1989
Front Inscription

               H.M.A.S. ECHUCA
                             J152
A BATHURST CLASS CORVETTE BUILT AT
WILLIAMSTOWN DOCKYARD DURING WORLD WAR II
FOR THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY.

               SERVICE 1942 - 45
SOUTH PACIFIC  TIMOR SEA  SOLOMON ISLANDS
CORAL SEA  TASMAN      ARAFURA SEA
RABAUL        MILNE BAY  FINSCHAFEN
                   1946 - 47
MINESWEEPING OPERATIONS
NEW GUINEA AREA AND GREAT BARRIER REEF.
THIS PLAQUE PRESENTED TO THE CITY OF
ECHUCA BY EX-CREW MEMBERS
UNVEILED BY
HENRY HORSFALL            
ANZAC DAY
 A CITIZEN OF ECHUCA       1989

Source: MA,RSLV
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