HMAS Sydney II Memorial

Location
The Memorial to 645 souls lost at sea.
Henry Moulds
The Waiting Woman, her gaze forever fixed patiently on the horizon.
Henry Moulds
HMAS Sydney II Memorial
The Harrisons

Key Information

Memorial Name
HMAS Sydney II Memorial
Address

Gummer Avenue, Geraldton WA 6530

Memorial Type
Sculpture
Conflicts
Second World War, 1939–45
Dedication Date
18 Nov 2001
Memorial Designer

Joan Walsh Smith and Charles Smith designers Manufacturer / builder: Fondex Constructions

Accessibility
Public

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Contributors

Australian War Memorial

Patrick Sengos

The Harrisons

Henry Moulds

Faithe

Image
Story

She stands there, her gaze fixed forever on the horizon. Determination and hope mark her face as she holds her hat against the breeze that blows from the Indian

Image
Story

Walter “Wally” Bettinson was born on 8 March 1919 in the Sydney suburb of Marrickville, one of four children to John and Charlotte Bettinson. Bettinson enlisted

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Story

Harold “Rich” Richards was born on 5 July 1914 in Riverton on the Gilbert River in South Australia. The only child of Archibald and Violet Richards, by 1939, he

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Geraldton Memorial Wall, adjacent to Birdwood House.
Memorial
Address

Geraldton, Western Australia

0.4 Km
Geraldton war memorial
Memorial
Address

Geraldton, Western Australia

0.4 Km