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HMAS Sydney and Vietnam Logistic Support Unit

A commemorative service to honour the service and sacrifice of those on HMAS Sydney I, II and III

19 November 2020 12:00 pm - 19 November 2020 12:30 pm
Sanctuary, Shrine of Remembrance,
Accessible venue
Free admission
Child friendly

A service to remember those on HMAS Sydney I, II and III takes place on 19 November each year.

  • Cruiser HMAS SYDNEY I, (1913- 1928) - Ran the German light Cruiser EMDEN aground after an epic sea battle off the Cocos Islands 9 November 1914
  • Cruiser HMAS SYDNEY II, (1935-1941) - Sunk with the loss of all 645 crew on the 19th November 1941 after a sea battle with the disguised German auxiliary Cruiser KORMORAN off the NW coast of WA
  • Aircraft Carrier HMAS SYDNEY III (1948-1972), Korea War 1950-1953, Vietnam War 1965 - 1972 - Was a troop & logistical supply ship.

While our doors are temporarily closed we will continue to honour the service and sacrifice of hundreds of thousands of Victorians.

Our services are streamed via Facebook, but you do not need to be a member to view.

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Reviewed 17 November 2020

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