Campbelltown H.M.A.S. Sydney War memorial

Description

 

Concrete wall with sandstone capping in a semicircular style upon which several bronze plaques and insignias are mounted to honour H.M.A.S. Sydney.

 

For more information, see sydneymemorial.com

Inscription

 

Dedicated to the memory of HMAS Sydney and the 645 crew who were lost after action with HSK Kormoran on 19 November 1941. This is the largest loss of life experienced by the Royal Australian navy in a single action and included 6 R.A.A.F and 3 civilian personnel. HMAS Sydney Captain J. A. Burnett Commanding Officer 14 May 1941 - 19 November 1941 unveiled by decedents of the crew on 30 November 20008 Erected by Campbelltown city council Naval association Campbelltown Sub section Department of Veteran's Affairs

Address
Crn Lithgow Street & Carberry Lane
Campbelltown NSW 2560
Location/surrounding area
Memorial Location
Recorded by
Peter Levarre-Waters
Established date
2008
Dedication date
2008-11-30 00:00:00.0

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