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Memorial Plaque - Merchant and Navy service Memorial Plaque

From the Collection of Mission to Seafarers Victoria 717 Flinders Street Docklands Victoria

Description
Small rectangular plaque made of steel mounted on wood. The plaque features helm representing Merchant seamen and an anchor with a crown on top representing the Navy. Both are gold plated.
Size
7.5x10x1.8
Object Registration
0679
Keywords
second world war, world war two, navy, merchant, plaque, 1981
Historical information
The plaque was dedicated in 1981 to the men who gave their lives during the World War Two period in the merchant and navy services.
When Made
1981
Significance
The chapel continues to be a place of commemoration for both merchant and naval services.
Inscriptions & Markings
To the glory of God
and
In memory of those who went down
to the sea in ships 1939-1945
24 Dec, 1981.
Last updated
24 Oct 2017 at 2:54PM