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A tree commemorates the officers and crew of the HMAS Perth.

In February 1942, HMAS Perth survived the Allied defeat at the Battle of the Java Sea, before being torpedoed and sunk at the Battle of Sunda Strait on the 1st March 1942. 353 of the 681 aboard were killed, while all but 4 of the 328 survivors were captured as prisoners of war. 106 died in captivity, while 218 were repatriated after the war's end.

 

Location

Address:Bradleys Head Road, Bradleys Head Fort, Mosman, 2088
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.853333
Long: 151.246111
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 12th November, 1964
Source: MA
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