HMAS Sydney II Memorial

Top choice monument in Geraldton

Commanding the hill overlooking Geraldton is this moving, multifaceted memorial commemorating the 1941 loss of the Sydney and its 645 men after a skirmish with the German raider Kormoran. Note the Waiting Woman, the Pool of Remembrance and the cupola over the pillared Dome of Souls – the latter comprises 645 steel gulls, representing the lives lost. Free guided tours at 10.30am daily.