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Small Ships Plaque : November 2013
Small Ships Plaque : November 2013

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams / Sandra Brown

Eden U.S. Army Service of Supply War Memorial Plaque commemorates the men and boys of Eden who volunteered to man the US Army Small Ships which supplied American and Australian servicemen fighting the Japanese during World War Two. The plaque is also dedicated to other Australians who served on the small ships during the Second World War.

Location

Address:Calle Calle Street, RSL Park, Eden, 2551
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.065314
Long: 149.909669
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

U.S. ARMY SERVICE OF SUPPLY - SMALL SHIPS 

CREW MEMBERS
(names)

This plaque commemorates the men and boys who volunteered from the port of Eden to man the US army Small Ships which supplied Australian and American servicemen fighting the Japanese in New Guinea, the Philippines and other areas in the South West Pacific. Over 3000 Australians served in these small ships and many did not return to their homeland. Some were as young as fifteen and others over sixty. This plaque is dedicated to all those crew members who served in the defence of their country.


 

Source: NRWM, MA
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