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Memorial To The First HMAS Sydney

This is not a very good memorial and could be better. The gun is from the German Raider Emden that... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2019
Oldjack
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
A small gun

This monument in the southeast corner of Hyde Park contains a 4" gun taken in 1914 from the German... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
mrdom
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10 Feb 2019
“Memorial To The First HMAS Sydney”
4 Sep 2018
“A small gun”
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Reviewed 11 February 2019

This is not a very good memorial and could be better. The gun is from the German Raider Emden that confronted HMAS Sydney 1 in the Indian Ocean which ran agound in 1917. It is intended as a tribute to HMAS Sydney but does not...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

This monument in the southeast corner of Hyde Park contains a 4" gun taken in 1914 from the German light cruiser Emden after it was defeated by the HMAS Sydney in the Cocos Islands. It's not very big.

Date of experience: September 2018
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