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Wandilla, Warilda & Willochra ​Memorial SeatsPrint Page Print this page

28-February-2016
28-February-2016

Photographs supplied by Bryan Cole

Two seats commemorate the men and women of the Merchant Navy who came from South Australia and operated the W Class vessels, the Wandilla, Warilda and Willochra during World War One.

The plaques are the same for both seats. 

 

Location

Address:Timpson Street, Queens Wharf, Port Adelaide, 5015
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.841737
Long: 138.506123
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Seat
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919

Dedication

Front Inscription

In Remembrance

In honour of the men and women of the
Australian Merchant Navy, who sailed from South Australia
operating the W Class vessels - the Wandilla, Warilda and
Willochra - as troopships, supply, transport and hospital ships.
To 
the dedicated members of the Australian Merchant Navy - seafarers,
doctors, nurses and medical staff - who supported our
ANZAC troops through the Gallipoli campaign by ensuring
supplies and evacuation to Egypt for wounded comrades.

 

Source: MA
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