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Merchant Navy Memorial

Kings Park, Canberra, Australia
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Part of the Anzac Parade

Another great memorial dedicated to a branch of the service. Well worth the visit and on the route... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2016
chris w
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Tasmania, Australia
Lovely to see this recognition.

It's a well designed memorial set on the lake's edge near the Carillon, and I was delighted to see... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2016
Y1223XBlucyb
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31 Oct 2016
“Part of the Anzac Parade”
7 Aug 2016
“Lovely to see this recognition. ”
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Kings Park, Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

Another great memorial dedicated to a branch of the service. Well worth the visit and on the route to all the others. Must see.

Thank chris w
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

It's a well designed memorial set on the lake's edge near the Carillon, and I was delighted to see it, as one doesn't hear too much about the merchant navy folk who suffered huge losses in both world wars, not to mention others.

Thank Y1223XBlucyb
Reviewed 7 July 2016

It is often over looked that during all wars Merchant Seaman have given their lives to ensure that supply chains are kept going both to Australia and to the troops. It is great to see this memorial remembers those who have fallen. Grab a bike...More

Thank Fiona B
Reviewed 5 January 2016

It's quite apt that a naval memorial is by the water. It's not the sea but Lake Burley Griffin is as close as you'll get in Canberra. This memorial is easily found on a walk around the lake and worth stopping here for a few...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 24 June 2012

Better if this memorial were a HMAS Harman or at Jervis Bay. Maybe the Commr for War Graves should be review this memorial.

Thank VincentPriceCanberra
Reviewed 20 April 2012

another memorial I visit before going to the army memorial

Thank lynne s
Reviewed 5 March 2012

A smaller memorial near the lake, close to Blundell's cottage.

Thank Alison O
Reviewed 15 February 2012

One shsores of the Lake because the military brass refused to let it be along Anzac Parade despite the sacrifices it commemmorates.

Thank aussietraveller36
Reviewed 26 January 2012

I served in the Australian navy but I never saw the terrible things, lost mates, or suffered as these men did during several wars. Often wrongly forgotten, they plain a key part in keeping this nation alive when darkness covered much of the globe.

1  Thank AngeKenos
Reviewed 29 December 2011

Everyone should stop and view this memorial. It is not just for families with a merchant navy history. More info from:- Canberra and Region Visitors Centre http://www.visitcanberra.com.au

Thank Newo
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