Horace Oswald Plummer

Male 1902 - 1942  (39 years)


 

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Rabaul Memorial

Rabaul Memorial is located within the Bita Paka War Cemetery, Rabaul, Papua New Guinea.
The Rabaul Memorial commemorates over 1,200 members of the Australian Army (including personnel of the New Guinea and Papuan Local forces and constabulary) and the Royal Australian Air force, who lost their lives in New Britain and New Ireland in January and February 1942, and in New Britain from November 1944 to August 1945, and who have no Known grave. Men of the Royal Australian Navy who lost their lives in the south-western Pacific region and who have no graves but the se, are commemorated on Plymouth Naval Memorial in England along with many of their comrades of the Royal Navy and other Commonwealth Naval Forces.
The Memorial takes the form of an Avenue of stone pylons. A central stone lectern at the commencement of the Avenue carries a bronze plae with the following inscription:

AD MAJOREM DEI GLORIAM

IN THIS PLACE ARE RECORDED THE NAMES OF OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTH OF NATIONS WHO DIED DURING THE 1939-1945 WAR IN THE NEW BRITAIN AREA, ON LAND, AT SEA AND IN THE AIR, BUT TO WHOM THE FORTUNES OF WAR DENIED THE KNOWN AND HONOURED BURIAL GIVEN TO THEIR COMRADES IN DEATH.


Owner/Source Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Date13 Oct 2013
File nameRabaul Memorial.JPG
File Size123.64k
Dimensions1433 x 659
Linked toHorace Oswald Plummer (Memorials)




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