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12-January-2015
12-January-2015

Photographs supplied by John Huth

A monument commemorates the Merchant Navy personnel who died in service or were killed in action in World War Two.

A plaque on the monument also commemorates the sacrifices made by Australian and international merchant seaman in the development of Australia.

 

Location

Address:2 Murray Street, Australian National Maritime Museum , Darling Harbour , 2000
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.86995
Long: 151.198623
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

In memory of all Merchant Navy seafarers who made the ultimate sacrifice during World War II (one in eight Australian merchant seamen gave his life), and in recognition of the sterling wartime contribution of seamen`s women`s auxiliaries.

Commissioned by the Brisbane Seamen`s Union Women` Committee,

1933 - 1993

 

Back Inscription
Dedicated to the memory of the sacrifices made by Australian and international merchant seafarers in contributing to Australia's prosperity and peace.
Source: MA
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