Birkenhead HMAS Sydney (II) D48 Memorial

Details

Location Corner Semaphore Rd / Fletcher Rd, Birkenhead, Port Adelaide Enfield - South Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

A bronze plaque affixed to the face of a granite boulder that in turn is set on a concrete slab, the reverse of the boulder is cut and polished with the title in gold leaf

Built Plaque donated by Mrs. Elma Wylie & Keith Shegog, (author of "Lost- But Not Forgotten") In memory of her late brother Able Seaman Robert Francis Coleman ex-RAN.
Opened 19 November 2005 by Mayor of the City of Port Adelaide Enfield Fionna Barr
Inscription

Plaque:

HMAS SYDNEY

Effigy of the ship

South Australians missing in action 19th Nov. 1941.

 

HMAS Sydney 11 sunk with total loss of 645 Officers and men after engaging and destroyingthe German raider Kormoran off the Nth. West Coast of Western Australia.

This memorial commemorates the 60th Anniversary of the end of WW2.

Plaque donated by Mrs. Elma Wylie & Keith Shegog, (author of "Lost- But Not Forgotten")

 

In memory of her late brother Able Seaman Robert Francis Coleman ex-RAN.

Unveiled by theMayor of the City of Port Adelaide EnfieldFionna Barrand The President of the Port Adelaide subsection,Naval Association of Australia Harley Doyle JP

19th November 2005

 

"Lest we Forget"

Back:

HMAS SYDNEY 11D48MEMORIAL

Condition

MAINTAINED BY: Port Adelaide Council.

PECULIARITIES/DAMAGE: Nil

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Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

KRIEG, Archibald Douglas

Service number 24609
Steward
HMAS Sydney (II) - D48 WW2
Royal Australian Navy
Born 29 Nov 1922

MAYO, Eric Elton

Service number OFFICER
Lieutenant
HMAS Sydney (II) - D48 WW2
Royal Australian Navy
Born 28 Jul 1912

ANDERSON, Cecil John

Service number PA1921
Able Seaman
HMAS Sydney (II) - D48 WW2
Royal Australian Navy
Born 24 Sep 1916

BETTERMAN, Donald Richard

Service number 24305
Able Seaman
HMAS Sydney (II) - D48 WW2
Royal Australian Navy
Born 28 Oct 1919

SAMPSON, Louis Nicholas

Service number 13497
Chief Petty Officer
HMAS Sydney (II) - D48 WW2
Royal Australian Navy
Born 30 Sep 1907

COLBEY, Robert Sabey

Service number PA1900
Able Seaman
HMAS Sydney (II) - D48 WW2
Royal Australian Navy
Born 18 Nov 1916

STRIPE, Alexander Edward

Service number 20056
Able Seaman
HMAS Sydney (II) - D48 WW2
Royal Australian Navy
Born 7 Sep 1915

SIMPSON, Reginald Austin

Service number PA1260
Telegrapher
HMAS Sydney (II) - D48 WW2
Royal Australian Navy
Born 10 Apr 1917

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