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H.M.A.S. Kiama : 24-October-2011
H.M.A.S. Kiama : 24-October-2011
Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A plaque commemorates H.M.A.S. Kiama and crew members who served during World War Two. 

HMAS Kiama, named for the coastal town of Kiama, New South Wales, was one of 60 Bathurst-class corvettes constructed during World War 11, and one of 36 initially manned and commissioned solely by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). After World War II, the corvette was one of four sold to the Royal New Zealand Navy. (RNZN)

Location

Address:Birdwood Avenue , Shrine Reserve, Melbourne, 3000
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.830139
Long: 144.973276
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Front Inscription

H.M.A.S. KIAMA

Source: MA,SKP
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