9 November 2014 - 100 Year Anniversary
Australia's first naval battle which was between the HMAS Sydney and the SMS Emden occurred in the waters surrounding the Cocos Keeling Islands on the 9th November 1914.
Sydney Emden 100 will commemorate the centenary of 'The Battle of Cocos' and reveal its histories. A "weekend of commemorations" in honour of the centenary will be held on the Cocos Keeling Islands on 8 & 9 November 2014.
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