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6th Division Closeup
6th Division Closeup

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Bas relief sculpture and plaque erected in memory of the men of the 6th Australian Division who sailed from Australia to serve in campaigns in North Africa, Greece, Syria, Ceyon and Papua New Guinea during World War Two.

Location

Address:Wharf Stairs , Hickson Road , The Rocks , 2000
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.857444
Long: 151.20955
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
Monument Designer:Lyndon Dadswell CMG

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 17th July, 1983
Front Inscription

IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THE 6TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION
WHO SAILED FROM THESE SHORES DURING WORLD WAR 11
1939-45 TO SERVE IN N: AFRICA , GREECE, SYRIA, CEYLON
& PAPUA-NEW GUINEA.

Unveiled By His Excellency Air Marshall Sir James Rowland
K.B.E. D.F.C. A.F.C. K.St.J. Governor Of N.S.W. On July 17th 1983
Sculptor Lyndon Dadswell C.M.G.

 

Source: MA
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