A.N.M.E.F. Commemorative Plaque, Circular Quay

A.N.M.E.F. Commemorative Plaque, Circular Quay, mounted on sandstone wallA.N.M.E.F. Commemorative Plaque, Circular Quay

This bronze plaque is dedicated to the Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force (A.N.M.E.F.). It is mounted on the sandstone escarpment in the Sydney Opera House forecourt at East Circular Quay.

Positioned on the wall next to it is the Royal Australian Regiment Korean War Commemorative Plaque, Circular Quay


This plaque was erected to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the departure of the First Naval and Military Expeditionary Force to New Guinea which left Sydney on the 19th August 1914

19th August 1964 

J. H. Luscombe Town Clerk.
H. F. Jensen Lord Mayor.

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Bennelong Point
East Circular Quay
Sydney NSW 2000
Local Government Area
  • Sydney, City of
  • Public square
Location status
Original location
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
John K. Wright
Year of construction
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Dedication date
19 August 1964
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Bronze