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His Majesty`s Australian Submarines : 25-October-2011
His Majesty`s Australian Submarines : 25-October-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A Golden Cypress tree commemorates the submarines which were died in service or were killed in action in World War One.

A.E. 1. disappeared off Rabual in 1914 with loss of 32 lives, and A.E. 2. was sunk by enemy action in the Sea of Marmora with 32 sailors taken prisoners of war.


Address:Birdwood Avenue, Shrine Reserve, Melbourne, 3000
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.830139
Long: 144.973276
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


Front Inscription

The Golden Cypress tree is dedicated to H. M. A. Submarines lost during hostilities during World War I

A. E. 1 disappeared off Rabaul 14. 9. 14.
Kiled 32

A. E. 2. Enemy action 30. 4. 15 - Sea of Marmora
32 personel taken Prisoner of War

Lest We Forget


Source: MA,SKP
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au