H.M.A.S. Cowra War Memorial

Description

Monument and various plaques and Bell from and comemorating the H.M.A.S. Cowra; named after the Town of Cowra.The memorial is located outside & inside the RSL club.

Inscription

THIS PLAQUE COMMEMORATES THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY O0F THE COMMISSIONING OF THE HMAS COWRA CR. R. BLUME MAYOR OF COWRA 8TH OCTOBER 1993LT.CDR. W.J. GILLIESRANR(S) CAPTAIN HMAS COWRA 8TH OCTOBER 1943. 'COWRA' No37BUILT BY POOLE & STEEL PTY LTD 1943 SYDNEY - N.S.W. - AUSTRALIA. H.M.A.S. COWRAMEMORIALDedicated to the Ship and Crew by Commodore R.R. Baker on behalf of Vice Admerial R.E. Shalders, AO, CSC, RAN Chief of Navy on 15 March 2006 On all the oceans white caps flowYou see no crosses row on rowBut those who sleep beneath the sea Rest in peace for you country is free(Anon) Cr Bruce Miller Mayor Frank Bridges Cowra RSL Robert Sligar Cowra Services Club

Address
101 Brisbane Street
Cowra NSW 2794
Location/surrounding area
Memorial Location
Recorded by
Peter Levarre-Waters
Established date
1943
Dedication date
1943-10-08 00:00:00.0

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