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

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A tree commemorates H.M.A.S. Vampire which was sunk by enemy action near Sri Lanka in 1942 during World War Two.

Location

Address:St Kilda Road, Shrine of Remembrance, 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:09-April-1942
Actual Event End Date:09-April-1942

Dedication

Front Inscription

THIS GOLDEN CYPRUS TREE IS DEDICATED TO H.M.A.S. VAMPIRE, DESTROYER, SUNK BY ENEMY ACTION OF TRINCOMALEE , CEYLON, 9. 4. 42, 10 KILLED

LEST WE FORGET

Source: MA,SKP
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