The total number of gallantry awards made to RAN personnel between 3 September 1939, and 30 April 1946, was 1107. This number included 28 awards bestowed by the USA, four by the Netherlands, and four by Greece. 29 awards were won by RN personnel serving in Australian ships.
Battle casualties suffered by the RAN in the period 3 September 1939, to 30 April 1946, totaled 2608. Officers – 183 killed, 75 wounded; Ratings – 1780 killed, 3 missing, 63 died as POWs, 504 wounded.
HMAS Tolga was towed out to sea, near Alexishafen (near Madang), New Guinea, by the frigate HMAS Condamine, set adrift, and sunk as a target.
HMAS Tamworth paid off. On the same day she was transferred to the Royal Netherlands Navy and renamed Tidore. In December 1949 the ship was transferred to the Indonesian Navy and renamed Pati Unus. She was disposed of in 1969.