Defensively Equiped Merchant Ships (DEMS) Plaque

Location of Defensively Equiped Merchant Ships (DEMS) Plaque

Shrine of Memories, ANZAC Square
Brisbane QLD 4000

Brass plaque dedicated to the memory of the Royal Australian Naval Gunners and Communicators who served in Defensively Equiped Merchant Ships (DEMS) during the Second World War. The plaque displays the unit crest and a dedciation to those who paid the supreme sacrifice.

Inscription

[Unit Crest]

ERECTED IN MEMORY OF THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVAL

GUNNERS AND COMMUNICATORS WHO SERVED IN

DEFENSIVELY EQUIPPED MERCHANT SHIPS

DURING WORLD WAR II AND THE GUNS CREWS WHO

SERVED IN MALTA AND MURMANSK CONVOYS,

THE ATLANTIC, INDIAN AND PACIFIC OCEANS:

AND THE LANDINGS OF NORTHY AFRICA AND NORMANDY,

AND THOSE MEMBERS WHO PAID THE SUPREME SACRIFICE.

At the going down of the sun,

and in the morning

We will remember them.

LEST WE FORGET

Conflicts commemorated
  • Second World War, 1939–1945
  • Unit memorials
Memorial type
Plaque
Commemorative services held
The Shrine is utilised for commemorative events.
Recorded by
Matt Smith, Qld War Memorial Register
Date recorded
30 July 2009

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