Memorial Service to Commemorate the Loss of HMAS Armidale

Date
1 December 2017

Time
11:00am

Where
Central Park, 125 Dangar St, Armidale NSW 2350

Cost
Free entry. No RSVP necessary.

A group of unidentified crew members onboard Armidale (AWM P03773.004)
A group of unidentified crew members onboard Armidale (AWM P03773.004)

HMAS Armidale (I), Bathurst Class Minesweeper, was lost in action against Japanese aircraft on 1 December 1942. Forty members of her Ship’s Company and 60 embarked Netherlands East Indies troops lost their lives.

The Royal Australian Navy and the Armidale Regional Council will co-host a Memorial Service to commemorate the loss of HMAS Armidale at 11am, Friday, 1 December 2017 in Central Park, Armidale.

This is an open invitation to members of the public to attend the Memorial Service and pay their respects to those Allied personnel who lost their lives in that gallant action. Guests wishing to lay a wreath will be given the opportunity to do so during the service.

There is no requirement to RSVP.

HMAS Armidale (I)
HMAS Armidale (I)