Contact Us: The Anzac Memorial Centenary Project

If you would like more information about the Anzac Memorial Centenary Project you can contact Veterans' Affairs with the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet

Telephone: 02 8061 9260
Email: veteransaffairs@veterans.nsw.gov.au

On this day
19 December

1941 — HMS NEPTUNE sank after hitting a mine off TRIPOLI. There was only one survivor from a crew of 717. Among the dead were 2 Royal Australian Navy sailors

1944 — Battle of ADELE RIVER, a series of patrolling actions in southern Bougainville, carried out by troops of the 15th Infantry Battalion

1951 — HMAS SYDNEY completed a tour of operations off the west coast of KOREA. Aircraft from SYDNEY left no operable railway lines in its area of operations, significantly disrupting enemy supply lines