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