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

Plaque commemorates the personnel who served on the H.M.A.S. Hawkesbury during World War Two.

 

Location

Address:Fairbairn & Limestone Avenues, Australian War Memorial Sculpture Garden, Campbell, 2612
State:ACT
Area:AUS
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:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Front Inscription

H.M.A.S. HAWKESBURY

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

 

Source: MA
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