H.M.A.S. HawkesburyPrint Page
Plaque commemorates the personnel who served on the H.M.A.S. Hawkesbury 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:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
RIVER CLASS FRIGATE
NEW GUINEA PHILLIPINES BORNEO
H.M.A.S. Hawkesbury was the only Australian warship present
at the surrender of Singapore in September 1945
and escorted returning Australian prisoners of war in the ships
Duntroon, Arawa and Highland Chieftain.
IN MEMORY OF ALL WHO SERVED
LEST WE FORGET