News

HMAS Canberra and HMAS Shropshire – “Never Say Die“

HMAS Canberra and HMAS Shropshire – “Never Say Die“

“We remember those young men who were lost with Canberra, whom we never knew. We remember those who like Henry Hall survived to fight another day and to serve the nation and Navy and are now gone from among us. Some of us gathered here knew these veterans well. They were our fathers, grandfathers, shipmates, mentors and our friends. They were lifelong members of the naval family and they founded the Canberra-Shropshire Association.” – from the Address at Canberra Memorial – Lake Burley Griffin. 9 August 2017, marking the 75th anniversary of the sinking of HMAS Canberra by Lieutenant Commander Desmond Woods, RANR.

Read More