Historical information

Flewellen volunteereed for RAN service in January 1913, and shortly thereafter began training as a "boy" on HMAS Tingara. He then served on HMAS Sydney and in 1914 was a member of the Australian Navy & Military Expeditionary Force to German New Guinea, taking part in November 1914 in the Battle of Cocos against SMS Emden. Flewellen served in the RAN until September 1944.

Physical description

Royal Australian Navy service records, photographs, medals, and miscellaneous papers of Eric Flewellen (o/n 2449).