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20-July-2014
20-July-2014
Photographs supplied by Chris McLaughlin

A plaque dedicated to all those who served on H.M.A.S Gawler from 1942 to 1946, and H.M.A.S Gawler from 1983.

Location

Address:The Esplanade, Darwin Cenotaph, Bicentennial Park, Darwin, 0800
State:NT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -12.466667
Long: 130.84
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 25th April, 1997
Front Inscription

HMAS GAWLER (I)
J188
B241 CORVETTE
1942 - 1946
Commissioned Whyalla, S.A. 14th August 1942
INDIAN OCEAN  1942
MEDITERRANEAN 1943
SOUTH EAST ASIA 1944
PACIFIC 1945
INDIAN OCEAN

HMAS GAWLER (II)
212
FREMANTLE CLASS PATROL BOAT
1983 -
Commissioned Cairns, North Queensland, 27th August 1983
North Australia / South East Asia / South West Pacific 1983 -
Australian Patrol Boat Force - Darwin.

This plaque was dedicated on the occasion of the visit to Darwin of crew members and their relatives of the original Gawler -
ANZAC DAY 1997

Source: MA,SKP
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