H.M.A.S. ShropshirePrint Page
A plaque commemorates the service of H.M.A.S. Shropshire from 1942 to 1954.
Completed in 1929, Shropshire served with the Royal Navy until 1942, when she was transferred to the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) following the loss of sister ship HMAS Canberra. Commissioned as HMAS Shropshire, the ship remained in RAN service until 1949, and was sold for scrap in 1954.
|Address:||Ann Street, ANZAC Square, Shrine of Remembrance Crypt, Brisbane, 4000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -27.466428|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1942|
|Approx. Event End Date:||1954|
H.M.A.S. SHROPSHIRE 1942 - 1954
Great Britain-North Sea-Arawe-Cape Gloucester-
Admiralty Islands-Humboldt Bay-Aitape-Biak-
Surigao Straits-Lingayen Gulf-Corregidor-
Australian Flagship Japanese Surrender Tokyo Bay.
Victory Contingent London 1946
D.S.O. 1-M.B.E. 1-BAR TO D.S.C. 2-D.S.C. 6-D.S.M.
17-B.E.M. 3-M.I.D. 34