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ANZAC MEMORIAL

Hyde Park, South
Sydney NSW 2000
Australia

Locked Bag 53
Darlinghurst NSW 1300

Telephone: 02 9267 7668
Email: manager@anzacmemorial.nsw.gov.au
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The Anzac Memorial Building ABN: 26 397 403 816

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