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26-July-2015
26-July-2015
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Plaque commemorates those who served on H.M.A.S. Assault (1941-1945) during 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
Approx. Event Start Date:1941
Approx. Event End Date:1945

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:October-1998
Front Inscription

                       H.M.A.S. "ASSAULT" 
                                 1942 -1945 

THIS PLAQUE IS DEDICATED TO ALL R.A.N. PERSONNEL
              WHO SERVED AS H.M.A.S. ASSAULT

SPECIAL SERVICE, ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVAL BEACH COMMANDOS.
TRAINED TO SET UP ASSAULT HARBOUR AUTHORITY AT EACH LANDING
                 WITH THEIR BACKS TO THE ENEMY.
FLAGGED ALL LANDING CRAFT TO SPECIFIC BEACH AREAS.

ASSAULT TRAINED LANDING BOATS CREWS FERRIED WAVES OF TROOPS
ASHORE FROM THE 3.L.S.L/s AT TANAMERAH BAY - WAKDE - MOROTAI - 
PANANON - LINGAYEN GULF - TARAKAN - LABUAN - BRUNEI - BALIKPAPAN
                      LEST WE FORGET 
                                            OCTOBER 1998




 

Source: TOH, MA
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