Caloundra 7th Australian Destroyer Flotilla Plaque

Location of Caloundra 7th Australian Destroyer Flotilla Plaque

Memorial Park, Victoria Parade, Wickham Point
Caloundra QLD 4551

Bronze plaque recessed atop a concreteplinth, commemorating the 7th Australian Destroyer Flotilla N Class destroyers of the Royal Australian Navy during the Second World War. The plinth is located within the memorial precinct, with flagpole on Wickham Point. It is the half way point of the Caloundra Memorial Walk.

Inscription

7TH AUSTRALIAN DESTROYER FLOTILLA
HMA SHIPS
NAPIER NIZAM NESTOR
NORMAN NEPAL
GEDERE NESCIO

THEY KNEW NOT HOW TO SURRENDER

Conflicts commemorated
  • Second World War, 1939–1945
  • Unit memorials
Memorial type
Plaque
Additional information

The destroyers HMA Ships Napier, Nizam, Nestor, Norman and Nepal were commissioned into the Royal Australian Navy between 1940 and 1942. They served in many theatres of war until 1945, including in the Mediterranean, the Atlantic, the Indian Ocean and the Pacific.HMAS Nestor was lost in the Mediterranean on 16 June 1942.

Recorded by
Lex Gilvear, Secretary, Caloundra RSL Sub-Branch
Date recorded
27 October 2009

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