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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 in World War One.

The plaques are both seats are the same.

 

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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