2/3 Australian Hospital Ship "Centaur" Roll of HonourPrint Page Print this page

The 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
Long: 151.092405
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Honour Roll
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:14-May-1943
Actual Event End Date:14-May-1943
Source: SKP, NRWM
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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