Rhoades, William Smith (Chief Petty Officer, Royal Navy, Royal Australian Navy b.1879)

Units
Place Africa: South Africa
Accession Number PR90/109
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 14 ITEMS
Object type Papers
Maker Rhoades, William Smith
Date made 1911-1940
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 90/0764
Conflict Period 1910-1919
Period 1930-1939
Second World War, 1939-1945
Period 1920-1929
First World War, 1914-1918
Description

PAPERS MAINLY RELATE TO HIS CAREER, PARTICULARLY WITH HMAS SYDNEY DURING WWI. SOME PAPERS AND DRAWINGS RELATE TO SYDNEY-EMDEN BATTLE. INCLUDES GUNNERY CERTIFICATES, RECORDS OF SERVICE, PROPOSAL FOR A PROJECTILE TO ATTACK SUBMARINES, LETTER OF COMMENDATION, CARDBOARD PLAQUE RE "SOUTH AFRICAN SHIELD" GUN COMPETITION BETWEEN HMAS AUSTRALIA AND SYDNEY