H.M.A.S. PerthPrint Page
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.
|Address:||Bradleys Head Road, Bradleys Head Fort, Mosman, 2088|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.853333|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Thursday 12th November, 1964|