Dr Tom Lewis: Teddy Sheean: an Ordinary Seaman's Last Stand
- DateTuesday, 25 May, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
- LocationNorthern Territory Archives Centre, Millner
Join Dr Tom Lewis, renowned popular military historian who will recount the gallantry of Ordinary Seaman Teddy Sheean and his last combat of action, as the HMAS Armidale was being attacked by a Japanese air raid between Australia and East Timor in December 1942.
Learn how Sheean was posthumously awarded the Victorian Cross, 78 years after his death and how his legacy of bravery continues to be commemorated to this day.
Bookings essential, places limited. You can book tickets via Eventbrite.
Image: Dale Marsh, Ordinary Seaman Edward Sheean, HMAS 'Armidale', 1978, Australian War Memorial Collection. Reproduced courtesy of the artist.