2/3 Australian Hospital Ship "Centaur" Roll of Honour Print Page
2/3 Australian Hospital Ship "Centaur" Roll of Honour commemorates those who served on hospital ship "Centaur" which was torpedoed by the Japanese during World War Two.
2/3 Australian Hospital Ship Centaur was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine (I-117) off the southern Queensland coast in May 1943. during World War Two. 268 lost their lives and 64 were rescued. Of the 12 nursing sisters on board, only Sister Ellen Savage survived. Private J J Walder later died of wounds and was subsequently added to the official list of casualties compiled by the Central Army Records Office, Melbourne.
|Address:||Hospital Road, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Concord, 2137|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.836973|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Type:||Honour Roll|
|Actual Event STart Date:||14-May-1943|
|Actual Event End Date:||14-May-1943|