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A plaque commemorates the personnel who lost their lives on the United States of America warship, U.S.S. Canberra which was sunk in 1944 during World War Two.
|Address:||Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Australian War Memorial Sculpture Garden, Campbell, 2612|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -35.280169|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||19-October-1944|
|Actual Event End Date:||19-October-1944|
This plaque commemorates the memory Of those who gave their lives for Their country when the U.S.S. CANBERRA,
In battle against Japanese aircraft off the coast of Formosa on October 19, 1944, was torpedoed while operating as a unit of the Third Fleet under
ADMIRAL WILLIAM F.HALSEY, US NAVY.