Malayan Campaign Memorial Plaque, St Andrew's Cathedral

Description

The memorial is a white marble plaque, with a St Andrew's Cross engraved in the top two corners. It is attached to a wall in St Andrew's Chapel within St Andrew's Cathedral in Sydney. The inscription is blackened and a small Australian Army badge is at the top of the plaque. The stone to which this plaque is now attached was brought from Changi and there is a brass plate detailing this immediately below the marble plaque.

Materials
  • Brass
  • Marble
  • Other stone
Inscription

Marble plaque

St Andrew's Chapel
To the Glory of God.
In memory of the members of the A.I.F
who gave their lives in the Malayan Campaign. 
Erected by R.A.E. 
Dedicated 24th May 1942 Empire Day, Whitsunday.

Brass plaque

This stone was brought from Changi Prisoner of War Camp Malaya by the Reverend M K Jones, Senior Chaplain to the Eighth Australian Division, sometime Precentor of this Cathedral,and was unveiled on Anzac Day 1949.

Address
St Andrews's Cathedral
Cnr George and Bathurst Streets
Sydney NSW 2000
Local Government Area
  • Sydney, City of
Setting
  • Building – inside
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
David Roden
Established date
1942
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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Dedication date: 
1942-05-24
Dedication date
24 May 1942
Conflict/s
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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