Patrol Boat crew commemorates HMAS Armidale (I) sinking ahead of investiture

December 1, 2020 – Ahead of today’s investiture ceremony for Ordinary Seaman Edward ‘Teddy’ Sheean VC, the crew of HMAS Armidale (II) conducted a commemoration ceremony for HMAS Armidale (I) over the site of its wreck off the coast of Timor-Leste. The crew honoured the 100 servicemen who lost their lives when Japanese aircraft sunk the then Royal Australian Navy…

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