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Edward "teddy" sheean, vc (28 december 1923 – 1 december 1942) was a sailor in the royal australian navy during the second world war.born in tasmania, sheean was employed as a farm labourer when he enlisted in the royal australian naval reserve in april 1941. following training at hmas derwent and the flinders naval depot, he was posted to sydney, where he joined the newly commissioned. Ordinary seaman edward ‘teddy’ sheean vc edward ‘teddy’ sheean was born on 28 december 1923 at lower barrington, tasmania, fourteenth child of james sheean, labourer, and his wife mary jane, née broomhall. soon afterwards the family moved to latrobe. teddy was educated at the local catholic school. Edward "teddy" sheean (28 december 1923 – 1 december 1942) was a sailor in the royal australian navy during the second world war.born in tasmania, sheean was employed as a farm labourer when he enlisted in the royal australian naval reserve in april 1941. following training at hmas derwent and the flinders naval depot, he was posted to sydney, where he joined the newly commissioned corvette. Tasmanian war hero edward 'teddy' sheean has been awarded a victoria cross, 78 years after he died in battle the 18 year old was last seen aboard hmas armidale in 1942 and was shooting at japanese aircraft as the ship sank politicians, historians and sheean's family have campaigned for decades for him to receive the honour. But the case of 18 year old ordinary seaman teddy sheean, a gunner in the royal australian navy during world war ii, has a special poignancy, and a clear precedent. on 1 december 1942, sheean was a gunner aboard the australian warship hmas armidale, which was attacked by japanese aircraft.
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Edward 'teddy' sheean was the youngest and most junior sailor on hmas armidale when he died defending his ship from a japanese attack during world war ii. Teddy sheean was 27 days short of his 19th birthday, a mere ordinary seaman on the corvette hmas armidale, when he made the decision to go down, guns blazing, to save as many of his mates as possible. Edward "teddy" sheean was an ordinary seaman serving on hmas armidale whose death during a japanese aerial attack on his ship has become a well known episode in australian second world war lore. sheean was born at lower barrington, tasmania, on 28 december 1923. Australian war hero teddy sheean (pictured) will be awarded a posthumous victoria cross 78 years after saving the lives of 49 crewmates when he strapped himself to an anti aircraft gun and fired at. Ordinary seaman edward ‘teddy’ sheean was born on 28 december 1923 at barrington, tasmania. he enlisted into the royal australian navy on 21 april 1941. after training at flinders naval depot at western port, victoria, sheean was posted in june 1942 to the newly commissioned bathurst class corvette hmas armidale.
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On the 78th anniversary of his heroic world war ii actions, teddy sheean has posthumously been awarded australia's highest military honour for giving his life to save his mates. Teddy sheean was 18 years old when he was was killed during an attack by japanese aircraft which sank the hmas armidale in the arafura sea on 1 december 1942. he turned his back on the chance of survival to return to his gun and fire on japanese aircraft strafing his shipmates. he chose certain death to try and save his mates. Edward 'teddy' sheean vc. although wounded in the chest and back, he shot down one bomber and kept other aircraft away. he was seen still firing his gun as the armidale slipped below the waves. Ordinary seaman sheean was just 18 years old, the youngest member of the crew of hmas armidale on patrol off the coast of east timor, when the vessel came under heavy attack from 13 japanese aircraft. the armidale was struck by two torpedoes and, as it started rapidly sinking, the order was given to abandon ship. All credits goes to lee kernaghan in no way do we own this music we simply have put it on so others can enjoy it 🙂 if you have any problems with us.