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02-April-2011
02-April-2011
Photographs supplied by Glen Yeomans

Plaque commemorates H.M.A.S. Quiberon and H.M.A.S. Quickmatch which served in World War Two.

 

Location

Address:Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Australian War Memorial Sculpture Garden, Campbell, 2612
State:ACT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.279626
Long: 149.147118
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

                IN MEMORY OF 
HMAS QUIBERON   HMAS QUICKMATCH
"Q" Class Destroyers of the Royal Australian Navy

Quiberon
'Seek and Subdue'  
Mediterranean 1942  
North Africa 1942-43  
Atlantic 1943  
Okinawa 1945  
Japan 1945

Quickmatch
'Swift to Strike'  
English Channel 1942  
Atlantic 1943  
Sabang 1944
Okinawa 1945

Australian destroyers which served in many theatres of war
as part of the 4th Destroyer Flotilla between 1942 and 1945

 

Source: MA
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