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HMAS Armidale Memorial (Demolished)

HMAS Armidale Memorial (Demolished)
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Description / Background

Note: This war memorial has been demolished. 

Former description: A memorial to those who were serving on HMAS Armidale at the time it was sunk in the Second World War. The memorial consists of a mast, positioned behind a three-sided brick wall structure. The wall has several plaques attached, including an honour roll. There is also a low brick plinth at the front of the memorial with another plaque attached to the top.

Inscription

Wall - plaque

H.M.A.S. ARMIDALE

Wall - honour roll

Honour Roll
H.M.A.S. Armidale
Lest We Forget

Lost in action
[Names]

Dutch officers
[Name]

Survivors
[Names]

Plinth plaque 

H.M.A.S. Armidale
J240
BATHURST CLASS CORVETTE
300 TONS
Launched 23-1-1942
Commissioned 11-6-1942
Sunk 3:15 pm 1-12-1942 off Timor
Dedicated by
Rear Admiral (Ret) G.A. Bennett O.B.E.
on 3rd Dec 1988.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Last held rank Given name Family name Conflict/s Service No. Service Campaign Read more
W R Anderson WW2 view
Stk (not listed) Arndell WW2 view
S D Axford WW2 view
B H Baker WW2 view
S B A (not listed) Barnes WW2 view
L I Beard WW2 view
W R Beech WW2 view
L/Sea (not listed) Bool WW2 view
J R Buckland WW2 view
E Burgess WW2 view

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Address
Formerly: Armidale Central Park
125 Dangar Street
Armidale NSW 2350
Local Government Area
Armidale Regional Council
Setting
Garden/park
Location status
Lost/destroyed
Memorial type
Wall
Other
Recorded by
Geoffrey and Hilary Nourse
Year of construction
1988
Dedication date
12 March 1988
Conflict/s
Second World War, 1939–45