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U.S.S. Canberra : 2-April-2011
U.S.S. Canberra : 2-April-2011
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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.

 

Location

Address:Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Australian War Memorial Sculpture Garden, Campbell, 2612
State:ACT
Area:Foreign
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.280169
Long: 149.147612
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:19-October-1944
Actual Event End Date:19-October-1944

Dedication

Front Inscription

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.

Source: MA
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