Frederick Shedden's notes of the Advisory War Council meeting on 18 March 1942

Frederick Shedden's notes of the Advisory War Council meeting on 18 March 1942

Frederick Shedden's notes of the Advisory War Council meeting of 18 March 1942 -(LINK) refer to a 'Court of Inquiry' being held into the Sydney's loss. However, no evidence of such an inquiry has ever been found.

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A full transcript of all the relevant War Cabinet and Advisory War Council notebooks appears in Appendix 2 of The Sinking of the HMAS Sydney research guide.

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