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A.H.S. Centaur Nurses : 14-March-2012
A.H.S. Centaur Nurses : 14-March-2012

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A ship`s mast and plaque commemorate the nurses who lost their lives in the sinking of the Australian Hospital Ship "Centaur" in May 1943 during World War Two. The mast was donated in 1951 by Huddard Parker Limited.

Location

Address:St Kilda Road & Slater Street, Fawkner Towers , Melbourne, 3000
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.838819
Long: 144.977411
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:14-May-1943
Actual Event End Date:14-May-1943

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1951
Front Inscription

Ship`s Mast Donated By
Huddard Parker Limited 1951
In Memory Of Nurses Lost
In The Hospital Ship 'Centaur' 
Torpedoed 14th May 1943

Source: MA, VWHI
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