Roll of Honour Frank Henry Wadds

Service number W434
Rank Petty Officer
Unit HMAS Goorangai
Service Royal Australian Navy
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Conflict Eligibility Date Second World War, 1939-1947
Date of Death 20 November 1940
Place of Death Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Plymouth Naval Memorial, Plymouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom
Source AWM146 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, Royal Australian Navy

Location on the Roll of Honour

Frank Henry Wadds's name is located at panel 2 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

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Roll of Honour circular

For the First World War the circulars were forms sent to next of kin seeking details regarding the deceased. They form the basis of the card indexes from which the original Roll of Honour was compiled.

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Personal Service Records

For information about obtaining service records please see National Archives of Australia - Personal service records .

War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour name projection

Frank Henry Wadds's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:


  • Sat 24 November 2018 at 4:00am


These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.