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Details

Location Memorial Drive, Port Pirie, Port Pirie City and Dists - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

In Memorial Park. Four plots of red tile capped stone edged rose gardens in the shape of a ship's anchor. In the centre of the anchor flukes is a stone and cement memorial with bronze plaques on the front and back faces.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Plaque front:

NAVY MEMORIALTHIS MEMORIAL WAS ESTABLISHED TO HONOR NAVY PERSONNEL FROM THE PORT PIRIE AREA WHO LOST THEIR LIVES ON ACTIVE SERVICE IN WORLD WAR 11,1939-1945

 

Plaque back:

THIS PLAQUE IS IN MEMORY OFTHOSE NAVY PERSONNEL OF H.M.A.S. "PIRIE"KILLED IN ACTION OFF ORO BAY,NEW GUINEA, 11TH APRIL 1943

 

A VERY VALIANT AND GALLANT SHIP.UNVEILED BYCOMMANDER M. J. STOCK,H.M.A.S. "STUART"26TH AUGUST 1985.

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Port Pirie Council

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Requires slight maintenance

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Names

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SMITH, Douglas William Charles

Service number 21204
Engine Room Artificer IV
HMAS Sydney (II) - D48 WW2
Royal Australian Navy
Born 8 Mar 1917

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HUTCHINSON, Raymond Arthur

Service number S23320
Able Seaman
HMAS Canberra (I)
Royal Australian Navy
Born 10 Feb 1920

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FISHER, William Maurice

Service number PA2609
Steward
HMAS Madang
Royal Australian Navy
Born 19 Jul 1920

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ROBERTS, Maxwell

Service number PA/V/31
Telegrapher
HMAS Perth (I) D29 WW2
Royal Australian Navy
Born 20 Oct 1920

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