Australian Submarines AE1 and AE2

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Reference WMO/279288

Address:

Ramsden Square roundabout

Barrow in Furness

LA14 1LL

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Granite
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • Other
About the memorial: 3 black granite plaques, the outer two being at a 45 degree angle to the central one, the whole on a black granite base which has a white metal dedication plaque.
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Central Plaque-HM/AUSTRALIAN SUBMARINES/AE1 & AE2/AE1 & AE2 built by Vickers Ltd Barrow in Furness/Laid Down 14 Nov 1911 & 10 Feb 1912/Launched 22 May & 18 Jun 1913/Commissioned at Portsmouth 28 Feb 1914/The Submarines sailed for Australia 2 Mar 1914/arriving Sydney, 24 May 1914/AE1 lost with all hands off New Guinea/4 Sep 1914/AE2 lost in the Sea of Marmara 30 Apr 1915/after the first successful dived passage through the/Dardanelles, The Crew became prisoners of War in Turkey/Others served in AE1 & AE2 including/[names] Left Hand Plaque-HMAS/AE1/Lost 14 September 1914//OFFICERS/[names]/SEAMEN/[names]/ENGINE ROOM/[names] Right Hand Plaque-HMAS/AE2/Lost-Sea of Marmara 30 April 1915/OFFICERS/[names]/SEAMEN/[names]/ENGINE ROOM/[names] Base Dedication Plaque-This Memorial was established by/The Barow in Furmess Branch of the Submariners Association/In Co-operation with the HMAS AE1 and HMAS AE2 Family descendants/To mark the 100th anniversary of the launch of/Australia’s first two submarines at Barrow in 1913 and/The 50th anniversary of the founding of the Barrow Branch on 14 May 1963/unveiled by Admiral the Lord Boyce, KG GCB OBE DL/and James Lord Abinger on 18th May 2013

Central Panel- PO H STILLING/ PO WJ HITCHCOCK/ LSEA JJ MCGREGOR/ LSEA PJ KEMPSTER****/ AB G MCCREADY/ AB EA GWYNNE/ AB RJE MITCHELL/ AB SJV NORRIS***/ CERA2 LC ALLAN/ ERA1 G DICKIE/ CSTO AC SMITH/ SPO J TODD/ ALSTO A WILSON/ STO G HUGHES**/ STO TH PEDDIE/ STO WJ GROVES/ *Died Accident Sydney Harbour 9 Jun 1914/ **Died illness Sydney 24 Nov 1914/ ***Died illness 4 Aug 1915/ ****Died in G8 3 Jan 1918/ HMAS/AE2/Lost-Sea of Marmara 30 April 1915/ OFFICERS/ LT CDR HHGD STOKER/ LT GAC HAGGARD/ LT JP CARY/ SEAMEN/ CPO C VAUGHAN/ CPO H ABBOTT/ PO CA BRAY/ LSEA SJ GILBERT*/ LSEA GH NASH/ LSEA C HOLDERNESS/ AB AE KNAGGS*/ AB WT CHEATER/ AB W CHURCHER/ AB B TALBOT/ AB JH WHEAT/ AB AC NICHOLS/ SIG ACN THOMSON/ TEL WW FALCONER/ ENGINE ROOM/ CERA2 HB BROOMHEAD/ A CERA ST BELL/ ERA1 P FAWNS/ ERA1 JH GIBSON/ C STKR C VARCOE*/ SPO HA BROWN/ SPO HJF KINDER/ ALSTO J KERIN/ STO TW SHARPE/ STO TH WALKER/ STO HJ HARDING/ STO CG SUCKLING/ STO WB JENKINS/ STO J CULLEN/ STO M WILLIAMS*/ *Died as Prisoner of War/ Left Hand Panel- HMAS/AE1/Lost 14 September 1914/ OFFICERS/ LT CDR TF BESANT/ LT CL MOORE/ LT THE HON LF SCARLETT/ SEAMEN/ PO TM GUILBERT/ PO R SMAIL/ PO W TRIBE/ PO M HODGE/ LSEA GC CORBOULD/ AB FW WOODLAND/ AB JB THOMAS/ AB FG DENNIS/ AB J REARDON/ AB G HODGKIN/ AB J JARMAN/ AB AM FISHER/ TEL CL BAKER/ SIG G DANCE/ ENGINE ROOM/ CERA JW WILSON/ ACERA TF LOWE/ ACERA JA MARSLAND/ ERA J MESSENGER/ ERA JA FETTER/ CSTO H STRETCH/ SPO WA WADDILOWE/ SPO JJ MOLONEY/ SPO CF WRIGHT/ LSTO WF GUY/ LSTO SC BARTON/ LSTO JW MEEK/ STO PL WILSON/ STO E BLAKE/ STO HJ GOUGH/ STO RB HOLT/ STO J GUILD/ STO JJ BRAY

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