World War 11 Casualties
Davis Stanley Roy
Stanley Roy Davis, the son of Thomas and Ena Davis of Horsham
He was one of 645 crew members who lost their life on 19th November 1941. Its sinking with all hands represents the greatest ever loss of life in an Australian warship. Survivors from the “Kormoran” reported that HMAS Sydney was last seen, heavily on fire and down by the bows. The Australian War Memorial houses the only trace of Sydney that was ever found, one of her liferafts, damaged by gunfire.
One of the saddest
stories about the sinking of the
One can only hope he received it.
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