Roll of Honour:
Service Number: H1617
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Unit: HMAS Armidale
Service: Royal Australian Navy
Conflict / Operation: Second World War, 1939-1945
Conflict eligibility date: Second World War, 1939-1947
The official commencement and cut-off dates for inclusion in the Roll of Honour and the Commemorative Roll.
Date of death: 1 December 1942
Place of death: Arafura Sea, 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
Edward Sheean's name is located at 1 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial .