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H.M.A.S. Assault : 24-October-2011
H.M.A.S. Assault : 24-October-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A tree commemorates H.M.A.S. Assault, a naval base at Nelson Bay (New South Wales), training boat crews, beach parties, and commandos to man assault landing craft used in the Pacific campaigns during World War Two.

Location

Address:Birdwood Avenue, Shrine Reserve, Melbourne, 3000
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.830139
Long: 144.973276
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

THIS HAWTHORNE CRATAEGUS WAS DEDICATED TO
H.M.A.S. "ASSAULT"
1942 – 1945
WHICH WAS A NAVAL BASE AT NELSON BAY N.S.W.
FOR TRAINING BOATS` CREWS, BEACH PARTIES AND
COMMANDOS TO MAN ASSAULT LANDING CRAFT ON
L.S.I.`S ENGAGED IN PACIFIC CAMPAIGNS.
LEST WE FORGET

Source: MA,SKP
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