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The plaque commemorates John Burgess who was killed when H.M.A.S.Perth was sunk in the Sunda Strait in March 1942 during World War Two.

Note: As at 15-April-2016 the plaque is currently missing and its whereabouts are unknown.  Information provided by Volunteer Research Officer Sandra Brown. 

Location

Address:500 High Street, Christ Church Anglican, Echuca, 3564
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.125141
Long: 144.747493
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:01-March-1942
Actual Event End Date:01-March-1942

Dedication

Front Inscription

To the Glory of God

In memory of John Leopold Burgess R.A.N., killed in action, 1st March 1942

Source: MA,SKP,RHSV
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