H.M.A.S. Canberra 1928 - 1942 Plaque

Location of H.M.A.S. Canberra 1928 - 1942 Plaque

Shrine of Memories, ANZAC Square
Brisbane QLD 4000

Bronze plaque dedicated to the memory of H.M.A.S. Canberra, during service with the Royal Australian Navy between 1928 and 1942. The vessell was sunk during the Battle of Savo Island on 9 August 1942, with the loss of 84 individuals. The plaque displays the vessel's crest and a description of the sucesses throughout its service.


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Conflicts commemorated
  • Second World War, 1939–1945
  • Unit memorials
Memorial type
Commemorative services held
The Shrine is utilised for commemorative events.
Additional information

History of the H.M.A.S. Canberra on the Royal Australian Navy website.

Recorded by
QLD War Memorial Register
Date recorded
14 April 2009

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