HMAS PERTH (I) MEMORIAL 

HMAS PERTH (I) MEMORIAL FOUNDATION INC

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HMAS Perth 1 Memorial

Project

The HMAS Perth (I) Memorial Foundation Incorporated has been formed to establish a permanent memorial to commemorate the life and loss of HMAS Perth. 

Dedicated To

The memorial will acknowledge and honour the members of the ship’s company who:
 
1. Perished in the Battle of Sunda Strait
2. Survived the battle and attempted to avoid capture
3. Were captured, Imprisoned and enslaved
4. Died as prisoners of war
5. Finally returned to Australia or the United Kingdom
 
The memorial will also acknowledge the families whose lives were forever changed by the loss of HMAS Perth on 1 March 1942.
 
The memorial will also acknowledge the USS Houston which was also lost in the Battle of Sunda Strait.
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HMAS Perth (I) crew clinging to flotsam following the battle