Finding Sydney Foundation

Naval Association of Australia

Lest We Forget




We accept any photographs, stories, letters and general information regarding the 645 sailors on HMAS Sydney (II), that gave their lives on the 19th of November 1941. You may send in handwritten or printed items or electronically stored content (USB Stick or Drive, DVD, CD, Flash Card, Flash Drive)

This is subject to the inclusion of a signed submission form below. If you are unsure if your content is suitable please feel free to call us, we'll be happy to assist you.


Step 1 Submission FormGather your content and download the submission Form by
CLICKING HERE or clicking the form picture (right). This is in PDF format so you will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader, free by clicking here. Alternatively contact us and we will post a form out to you free of charge.

Step 2

Print and fill out the submission form, if you have difficulties contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

Enter your details:

Form Step 1

Fill out the Crewman and your relationship to him:

Form Step 2

Fill out a brief description of what you are sending us and most importantly tick the box if you want your content returned:

Form Step 3

Finally sign the copyright release:

Form Step 4

Step 3

Post your content with the submission form to:

Post your submission

Darren Rush
HMAS Sydney Virtual Memorial
Parcel Locker 10186 86116
15 Kingsland Parade Casey, ACT 2913

It is strongly recommended that you make a copy of your content, keeping the original or send the content via registered post, to ensure it reaches us safely. We cannot be responsible for any content lost in the post.

Please also note as we scan all submissions for historical record we would appreciate you not using pins or staples to bind your content, and instead we suggest the use of paperclips. This avoids any damage to your content caused by separation.

On receipt of your mail we will endeavour to publish it on the website as soon as possible and return it to you if you have indicated to do so on your submission form.

Please note: all content published is at the discretion of the Finding Sydney Foundation and the Naval Association of Australia.


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