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A monument commemorates Leading Seaman Cameron Troy Gurr who was lost at sea from H.M.A.S. Darwin whilst on operations in May 2002.


Address:Jalan Patai Road, Smith Point, Tai Jin House, Christmas Island, 6798
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -10.428664
Long: 105.664874
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Actual Event Start Date:04-May-2002
Actual Event End Date:04-May-2002


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 9th September, 2003
Front Inscription

In memory of Acting Leading Seaman Electronic Technician S168734 / M 8112398
Cameron Troy Gurr
1981 - 2002

Leading Seaman Gurr was tragically lost at sea from HMAS Darwin whilst on operations off Christmas Island, on 4 May 2002. The search conducted was unable to locate any sign of him.  Leading Seaman Gurr was a loyal sailor and dedicated to his service in the Royal Australian Navy.  His loss was a tragedy for his family, friends and shipmates.

 A young life cut short.

This plaque is dedicated to the memory of Leading Seaman Gurr by his family, the Chief of Navy and the men and women of the Royal Australian Navy, and the community of Christmas Island on 9 September 2003.

Wherever a beautiful soul has been beautiful memories remain.

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