World War 11 Casualties
March 1916, married and living at
He was a listed as an
Able Seaman when on 19th November 1941, following a battle
with the German raider, HSK Kormoran in the
The loss of the Sydney with its full war complement of 645 remains to this day Australia’s worst ever naval disaster and one of its greatest wartime mysteries..The only confirmed relics found were a lifebelt and a Carley life float damaged by shellfire.
Lance Rosevear was one of 39 Tasmanians killed in this incident.
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