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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

Monument characteristics :

Monument is a brick pillar with a bronze plaque

Location

Address:Hare Street , 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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