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24-May-2014
24-May-2014
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A monument commmemorates the service of H.M.A.S. Perth in World War Two.

Location

Address:Dial Street, H.M.A.S. Shropshire Naval Memorial Park, Ulverstone, 7315
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.153333
Long: 146.169444
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Front Inscription

HMAS Perth

This plaque commemorates the part played by a gallant ship in many theatres of war during World War 2, and her final action against units of the Japanese Navy of 1st March 1942.

Of her crew 364 were kiiled in battles.  106 died as prisoners of the Japanese

Remember

Plaque :

Theatres of War

North Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean, Red Sea, Mediterranian Sea, Agean Sea, Sea of Candia and Java Sea.

Battles
Makta, Matapan, Greece, Crete, Syria, Batavia, Java Sea and Sunda Strait

Source: MA
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