Remembrance Day was observed throughout the Mornington Peninsula with official ceremonies on Friday 11 November. Picture: Yanni
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Tradition of respect and silence since WWI

RSLs and war memorials around the Mornington Peninsula were a place for solemn reflection on Friday, 11 November, as hundreds of people gathered on Remembrance Day to pay their respects to those who died in the line of duty

From The News Mornington Peninsula

Remembrance Day
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About Remembrance Day

On the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month, a minutes’ silence is observed and dedicated to those soldiers who died fighting to protect the nation.


Richmond RSL Sub-Branch will host its Remembrance Day Service on Friday, November 11 at 10.55am at the war memorial at Richmond Park. Picture by Geoff Jones
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Remembrance Day 2022 services around the Hawkesbury

Australia's Remembrance Day, dedicated to soldiers who lost their lives in World War I and onwards, is on Friday, November 11 and various services will be held around the Hawkesbury.

From Hawkesbury Gazette

Unmarked graves
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Unmarked veterans’ graves to be recognised

Previously unrecognised Veterans of the First World War whose graves are unmarked will now be acknowledged, thanks to a grants program funded in the October 2022-23 Budget.

From Australian Seniors News

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Qld to open first Holocaust museum in 2023

Queensland's first Holocaust museum will open early next year in Brisbane's central business district, the premier says.

From Australian Associated Press

Council members
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Council action saves veterans memorial park from gaudy billboard

Willoughby Mayor, Tanya Taylor, has welcomed a decision by the NSW Government to scrap plans for a digital billboard which she says would have had a “highly inappropriate visual impact” on a Chatswood Garden commemorating local war veterans.

From Australian Seniors News

Mona Vale
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Mona Vale Memorial

A war memorial has been dedicated at Mona Vale to people lost at sea in World War II.

In a solemn ceremony this morning (10.00am Friday, 14 October), around 50 people gathered at Robert Dunn Reserve, Mona Vale, for the unveiling of a new war memorial dedicated to those who lost their lives at sea in World War II (WWII).

From Northern Beaches Advocate

Photo: Leading Aircraftman Sam Price

Adelaide commemorates the Battle of Britain

To mark the 82nd anniversary of the Battle of Britain, Air Force and the Air Force Association (South Australia) held a commemoration ceremony at the Torrens Parade Hall in Adelaide on September 17.

Centenary of ANZAC memorial walk

Emu Park Centenary of ANZAC Memorial

The ANZAC story through local eyes, depicted throughout the Centenary of ANZAC Memorial at Emu Park has been a popular place to visit since 2015 with many visitors seeking even more information.

Pictured in front of the Vietnam Cross at the Moama RSL sub-branch memorial garden were, from left: Moama RSL sub-branch chaplain Fr John Tinkler, Campaspe Mayor Chrissy Weller, Victorian leader of The Nationals and Member for Murray Plains Peter Walsh, Moama RSL sub-branch president Ken Jones, Major William ‘Yank’ Akell and NSW RSL president Ray James OAM.

Moama RSL memorial garden officially opened

The 250-plus people who turned out for Friday’s official dedication and opening of the Moama RSL sub-branch’s Memorial Garden also shared in an unexpected, poignant and deeply personal connection.

Cr Jim Mason and Christine Couzens MP with veterans beside the newly restored memorial. Photos: SUPPLIED

Memorial restored at St Helens Park

Restoration of the Malaya Borneo Veterans Memorial at North Geelong’s St Helens Park is complete, commemorating the Malaya Borneo conflict.

Photo: NSW RSL/Facebook
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ANZAC Warrior Alf Carpenter laid to rest today

One of Australia's oldest World War II veterans, the ANZAC legend that was Alf Carpenter, was laid to rest today, after he peacefully passed away at the blessed age of 105 on September 7 this year.

From Greek City Times

Air Commodore Robert Lawson, Director-General of History and Heritage – Air Force, addresses family members and friends of Flight Sergeant Richard Hobbs, crew member of Catalina A24-50. Photo: Sergeant Gary Dixon

Memorial honours fallen airman

A commemorative service was recently held at the Aviation Heritage Museum in Perth for the family members of Flight Sergeant Richard Hobbs, who died in a World War 2 air crash.

Terrigal-Wamberal RSL Sub Branch Vice President, Peter White, President, Terry Saxby, and Member for Robertson, Gordon Reid, at the memorial

New memorial for Wamberal Hall

On Saturday, August 28, a memorial was commissioned at the Wamberal Memorial Hall in recognition of the history of the hall.