Those who lost their lives in Australia's worst maritime disaster can rest easy knowing their stories are not lost to history.
From resurrection to transplantation, the journey of the NSW town’s memorial to a brutal, almost three-year conflict in which Australia really didn’t have any quarrel, the South African Boer War, 1899-1902, is almost unknown.
The 10th anniversary of the unveiling Adelaide's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander War Memorial was held on Wednesday.
Located in the Torres Parade Ground precinct on the land of the Karuna people, the memorial recognises and commemorates the service and sacrifice of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have served Australia.
It’s a striking image of a fresh-faced young man taking a photograph of himself reflected in a dresser mirror more than 100 years ago.
Less than a year later, 21-year-old Captain "Rich" Baker was dead, one of the last Australians to be killed in action during the First World War.
Remembrance Day, November 11, 2023 marks 100 years since the Kogarah War Memorlial was dedicated to commemorate Australian armed services personnel who died serving their country.
RESIDENTS across Geelong will stop what they’re doing at 11am on Saturday, November 11 to remember those who gave their lives in times of war and conflict as part of Remembrance Day.
On August 14, 1914, the great novelist and futurist H.G. Wells wrote an article titled "The War That Will End War", in which he predicted that WWI would be the last war.
For many years, war artist Murray Griffin kept a small wooden sculpture hanging on the wall of the stairs leading up to his studio in the Melbourne suburb of Eaglemont.
RSL Queensland is calling on all Queenslanders to Remember to Remember on Saturday 11 November, with a minute’s silence at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month to honour the service and sacrifice of our fallen service personnel.
REMEMBRANCE Day, marking the end of fighting on the Western Front on November 11, 1918, is an opportunity to stop, take stock and reflect on the contribution of Australia’s servicemen and women.
The 83rd anniversary of OXI Day is set to be remembered far and wide across NSW with many initiatives planned by various organisations, all aimed at shedding light on this major moment in Greece’s history.
The Ipswich RSL Sub Branch war museum resides within the walls of Soldiers Memorial Hall, a meaningful repository of history and architectural landmark of profound significance to the local community since the opening of its doors in 1921.
Hundreds of veterans buried in unmarked graves at a Brisbane cemetery have been identified after decades
Hundreds of veterans buried in unmarked graves at a Brisbane cemetery have been identified, finally giving family members a place to remember their loved ones. On Saturday, 301 plaques were unveiled for veterans of the Boer War, World War I and World War II at Lutwyche Cemetery on Brisbane’s northside.
Commemorative event to mark the 80th anniversary Tuesday, September 26 from 9am-11am Australian National Maritime Museum Guests will include ex-servicemen and the families of the Operation Jaywick team.
The Greater Shepparton City Council, known for its Campbell’s Soup giant can, will investigate the cost to erect a memorial structure in Lemnos, Victoria, due to its historical link to the Gallipoli campaign in World War I.
REMEMBRANCE for veterans of the Vietnam War was conducted in a solemn and poignant ceremony at ANZAC Park, Tea Gardens, on Friday, 18 August.
Marking 57 years since the battle, the camaraderie and unspoken exchanges among veterans were unmistakable as they met at St John’s Cathedral in Brisbane to honour the service and sacrifice of all members involved in the Battle of Long Tan.
First Nations men who served during the Vietnam War are being added to the Australian War Memorial's (AWM) official history. There was no conscription for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, but many still volunteered to serve. Fifty years on, their service is finally being recognised by the memorial.
The South Vietnamese sky was a smoky orange as dusk approached in July of 1968. The buzz of a United States Air Force (USAF) O-1 Bird Dog grew louder as it flew metres from the tree tops, looking for enemy targets, at the height of the Vietnam War.
Vietnam Veterans Day (Northern) 50th End Of The War March At Palm Beach - All Welcome, All Belong Anniversary
A very special Vietnam Veterans (Northern) Commemorative Service takes place on Sunday August 20th, with a March to the Cenotaph of the Palm Beach RSL (commencing at 10:45 am from Iluka corner near General Store) led by Knox Old Boys Pipe and Drums Band. Organisers are asking all in the community to support local Veterans by attending this year’s March and Service as 2023 marks the 50th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War.
When driving his car, Wayne Lyons keeps an eye out for the enemy on the side of the road, and the former soldier still sits with his back to the wall after nearly losing his life a number of times during the 12 months he spent serving in Vietnam.
Fifty years after Australia ended its involvement in the Vietnam War, the Blue Mountains community has come together in Springwood to commemorate the conflict.
A PLAQUE in memory of a Ballarat nurse who was killed while serving in Indonesia during World War Two was unveiled along Wendouree Parade on Sunday morning.
The Australian War Memorial has unveiled a sculpture of Lieutenant Colonel Vivian Bullwinkel AO, MBE, ARRC, ED, in the grounds of the Australian War Memorial, the first of an individual nurse or woman. This sculpture will stand as a constant reminder of her exceptional military service and importance to the story of Australian nursing.