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25-August-2014
25-August-2014
Photographs supplied by John Huth
A plaque commemorates the ships of the United States Navy who formed the Australian Squadron in 1942 and 1943 during World War Two.

Location

Address:42 Oxlade Drive, RSL Memorial Forecourt, New Farm, 4005
State:QLD
Area:Foreign
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.472679
Long: 153.049706
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Approx. Event Start Date:1942
Approx. Event End Date:1943

Dedication

Front Inscription

Destroyer Squadron 4
United States Navy

"The Australian Squadron"

USS Selfridge (DD-357) Com Des Ron 4

Destroyer Division 7
USS Henley (DD-391)* Com Des Div. 7
USS Bagley (DD-386)
USS Blue (DD-387) **
USS Helm (DD-388)

Destroyer Division 8
USS Mugford(DD-389) Com Des Div. 8
USS Ralph Talbot (DD-390)
USS Patterson (DD-392) 
USS Jarvis (DD-393) ***

* Lost : 3. 10. 43
** Lost : 22. 8. 42
*** Lost : 9. 8. 42

Lest We Forget
 

Source: MA
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