Service Number: 5925

Rank: Mechanician

Unit: HMAS Perth

Service: Royal Australian Navy

Conflict / Operation: Second World War, 1939-1945

Conflict eligibility date:  Second World War, 1939-1947

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Date of death: 1 March 1942

Place of death: Sunda Strait, Netherlands East Indies

Cause of death: Killed in action

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

Robert Naismith's name is located at 6 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

Plan of Commemorative area showing which panel the name Robert Naismith's is located

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