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26-July-2015
26-July-2015
Photographs supplied by Bryan Cole
Plaque dedicated to all those who served in H.M.A.S. Cape Leeuwin, Survey and Lighthouse Support 1943 -1945. It is also dedicated to requisitioned ships Alert, Bangalow, Kwato, Polaris, Stella, Winter and other support ships of World War Two.

Location

Address:Sir Edwin Smith Avenue, South Australia Naval Memorial Garden , North Adelaide, 5006
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.914075
Long: 138.600534
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2

Dedication

Front Inscription
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
H.M.A.S. CAPE LEEUWIN

(Survey and Lighthouse Support)
Active Service Aug 1943 - Dec 1945

New Guinea           Phillipines
Milne Bay               Leyte Gulf
Tufi                         Lingayen Gulf
Buna                      Subic Bay
Madang                  Manila
Hollandia                Zamboanga
Finschaven            China Sea 

This plaque was donated by Ex Crew Members and their families
and also includes requisitioned survey ships
ALERT, BANGALOW, KWATO, POLARIS, STELLA and WINTER
and all other support ships in World War II.

                LEST WE FORGET
Source: TOH, MA
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