South Townsville Royal Australian Navy WWII Memorial

Location of South Townsville Royal Australian Navy WWII Memorial

Maritime Museum of Townsville, Palmer Street
South Townsville QLD 4810

The memorial is a tri-panelled plinth, displaying plaques and insignia recognising the Royal Australian Navy personnel who were killed or wounded in the Asia-Pacific area during the Second World War 1939–1945. It is positioned on a tiled base, with brass plaque inserted at the top of the centre panel and a black symbolic anchor attached below. The two larger plaques inserted on the side panels indicate the vessels and associated entities that were lost during the conflict (left), and the RAN insignia and dedication on the right panel.

Inscription

Memorial To Royal Australian Navy Personnel

killed or wounded

in the Asia-Pacific area during World War II.

[RAN Crest]

TO ALL THE BRAVE SAILORS

WHO SERVED TO SAVE AUSTRALIA FROM INVASION.

THIS COMMUNITY HONOURS YOU AND GIVES YOU

IT'S HEARTFELT THANKS.

LEST WE FORGET

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Conflicts commemorated
  • Second World War, 1939–1945
  • Unit memorials
Memorial type
Stone/cairn/plinth
Additional information

Maritime Museum of Townsville website

Recorded by
Vivienne Moran, Curator, Maritime Museum of Townsville
Date recorded
24 March 2009

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