Rabaul and Montevideo Maru Memorial

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Memorial Name:
Rabaul and Montevideo Maru Memorial
Address:

Treloar Crescent
Campbell ACT 2612
Australia

Memorial Type:
Other
Conflicts:
  • Second World War, 1939–45
Dedication Date:
Memorial Designer:
James Parrett
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Wreck of Montevideo Maru Found

During April 2023 the wreck of the Montevideo Maru was found off the northwest coast of The Philippines in the South China Sea at a depth of over 4,000 metres.

Author: Patrick Bourke

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Wreck of Montevideo Maru Found

During April 2023 the wreck of the Montevideo Maru was found off the northwest coast of The Philippines in the South China Sea at a depth of over 4,000 metres.

Author: Patrick Bourke

Studio portrait of 3309 Private Thomas Henry Herket, 53rd Battalion, c. 1917
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Thomas Henry Herket

Thomas Henry Herket enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force (AIF) on 10 August 1915. He was a single man. His age was stated as 21 years and 1 month.

Author: Patrick Bourke

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The Rabaul and Montevideo Maru Society

The Rabaul and Montevideo Maru Society was established in 2009 to represent the interests of the families of the soldiers and civilians captured in Rabaul and the New Guinea Isl

Author: Patrick Bourke

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Author: Brian Rowe