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Sir Hughie Idwal Edwards

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Queen Street, Kings Square. Outside St Johns Church | Lat: -32.053647 Long: 115.748722, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia

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  • Dan L
    Dan L
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    A Son of Fremantle

    Nice to see that the statue of Sir Hughie has been relocated to a more prominent location on the redeveloped Kings Square. I also read that it's new location means it is now positioned as intended whe...

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  • Mark G
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    Statue of a WW2 War Hero

    Air Commodore Sir Hughie Idal Edwards flew with the RAF during WW2 and won the Victoria Cross so clearly was no slouch in the heroics department. Later became Governor of Western Australia.

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  • purplepeppercorn
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    Worth a look

    This is one of a number of street art statues around Fremantle - and its worth a look, look around and take in the surrounds to add to the character and colour of your experience!

    Reviewed on /Date(1554255173000+0800)/
  • Swisshen
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    Fremantle Hero

    Sir Hughie Edwards flew in WW 2 with the RAF. During this time he lead a daytime attack against the heavily port of Bremen, which was a success and brought his remaining aircraft safely back, although...

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  • Dan L
    Dan L
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    Victoria Cross Recipient

    The statue commemorates Air Commodore Sir Hughie Idwal Edwards whose bravery, skill and leadership resulted in him being awarded the Victoria Cross, Distinguished Service Order and Distinguished Flyin...

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