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Australian Hospital Ship (AHS) Centaur Memorial Panel

Description

Bas relief panels commemorating the sinking of the Australian Hospital Ship (AHS) Centaur by a Japanese submarine off Moreton Island during WWII. The panel is combined with a Royal Australian Navy carved tablet and depicts sailors, soldiers, medical staff and nurse who perished in the sinking. It also dedpicts the vessel itself.

There a two dedication plaques contributing the memorials to the memory of Fallen Comrades, by the Naval Association of Australia (Queensland Section), and the Centaur Memorial Fund for Nurses.

Location
Shrine of Memories, ANZAC Square, Brisbane Qld 4000

Location of Australian Hospital Ship (AHS) Centaur Memorial Panel

Inscription
Refer to additonal images.
Conflicts commemorated
Second World War, 1939-1945
Unit Memorials
Memorial type
Plaque
Recorded by
Matt Smith, QLD War Memorial Register
Date recorded
12 November 2009

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