Malayan Campaign Memorial Plaque, St Andrew's Cathedral


A white rectangular marble plaque, with a St Andrew's Cross engraved in the top two corners, attached to the wall of St Andrew's Chapel within the Cathedral. 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 to this effect immediately below the marble plaque.


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.

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

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