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02-April-2011
02-April-2011
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Plaque commemorates those who served in the Fairmile Ships of the Royal Australian Navy during 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

Actual Monument Dedication Date:July, 2008
Front Inscription

1939 - 1945
FAIRMILE SHIPS OF THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY

In honour of all who served in Fairmiles,
Harbour Defence Motor Launches, and other
small vessels during the Second World War in
Australian waters and the South-West Pacific Area.

ML813 was the first of 35 Fairmiles built in Australia.
These ships were known by their numbers, not names.

Dedicated by Fairmile Association, August 2008

 

Source: MA
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