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

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A tree commemorates H.M.A.S. Yarra which was sunk near Java, Indonesia in 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:04-March-1942
Actual Event End Date:04-March-1942

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 4th March, 1992
Front Inscription

THIS CYPRESS IS DEDICATED TO H.M.A.S. YARRA. SUNK BY ENEMY ACTION NEAR JAVA 4. 3. 1942 138 KILLED 34 SURVIVED IN TWO FLOATS ONLY 13 SURVIVORS WERE PICKED UP AND TAKEN TO COLOMBO.

TO THESE GREAT MEN LOST AND SURVIVORS FIFTY YEARS ON 4. 3. 1992

LEST WE FORGET.

Source: MA,SKP
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