Memorial garden dedicated to animals who have served Australian defence forces opened at Cronulla RSL memorial Club
Retired war dog Manic was an honoured guest at the official opening of Cronulla RSL's new memorial garden dedicated to animals who have served Australia's military forces during war and peace.
Over the weekend celebrations for the centenary of the Bimbi Cenotaph a wreath of poppies was laid for each of the trees representing the fallen from the village.
The Air Force Association Ballarat Branch is remembering the Battle for Australia this weekend. The 2022 Battle for Australia Weekend is an acknowledgment of the service people who fought against and pushed back Japanese attacks from 1942 to 1945, and will be marked this Saturday, 27 and Sunday, 28 August.
One would think that after one hundred years there was not much more to be found in the history of the Greek Island of Lemnos’ involvement in the Gallipoli campaign of 1915-16.
World War II veteran Dennis Davis, one of the last surviving Rats of Tobruk, has died aged 102.
Offering a sheltered harbour, Milne Bay, on the south-eastern tip of Papua was selected for development as an Allied base
Our historic photo this week shows a group of Royal Air Force and Royal Australian Air Force ground crew at Sidi Haneish airfield in Egypt during the Second World War. The Australian air crews and pilots were taking part in the Western Desert Campaign.
Winchelsea RSL members will lead a community commemoration on 21 August acknowledging formal opening of the town’s war memorial cairns and the region’s proud service history.
Albert "Bert" Whitmore was just 17 when he enlisted for World War I in 1917.
All Australians will share in the pride rightly felt by Vietnam veterans this Thursday when they commemorate their annual Vietnam Veterans Memorial Day.
Situated among the trees at the summit of Mount Macedon, high in the Macedon Ranges lies the Mount Macedon Memorial Cross. At a height of 68 feet (21 meters), this striking and imposing monument is said to be one of the most significant in the state of Victoria. It’s a site of remembrance and was initially built in 1934 to remember those who lost their lives from 1914-1918 during World War 1.
Tuesday marks the 80th anniversary of the sinking of HMAS Canberra (I). In the darkness of the early hours of 9 August 1942, the Australian heavy cruiser was sunk, having been severely damaged off Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands) in a surprise attack by a powerful Japanese naval force.
Moruya Country Markets Secretary, Kay Nash has unveiled a bronze plaque commemorating the lives lost in the the 80th Anniversary of the attack by the Japanese on the Merchant Naval Ship Fishing Trawler SS Dureenbee 17NM off the coast of Moruya.
One-hundred years ago the Eaglehawk war memorial was unveiled to honour those who died in World War one. Now, it’s getting an update with more recent information and a plaque acknowledging the service of Afghanistan and Iraq veterans, as well as those who’ve served in peacekeeping operations around the world.
Today marks the 60th anniversary of the arrival in Saigon of the first contingent of the Australian Army Training Team Vietnam, on 3 August 1962.
The Memorial has digitised the British Commonwealth Occupation Force (BCOF) Embarkation Rolls, which provide details about the Australians who served with the BCOF. As well as being available online, they will also later become searchable by name for the first time.
When it comes to family history, the Bush family of Jerrawa could write a book – and they have, several of them.
It’s hardly surprising when you consider that at the first Bush family reunion, organised in the tiny village near Yass (pop: 73) in 1985, more than 5000 people attended. In later years it was sensibly moved to Yass.
Livingstone Shire Council have approved requests for the installation of memorial benches by the Emu Park Lions and the MG Club for installation in Yeppoon and Emu Park.
Next week on July 27, Australia will commemorate those who served in the Korean War. A war that lasted from June 25, 1950 until the armistice on July 27, 1953. This technically brought the war to an end.
Its name is synonymous with resilience, bravery and courage, and eight decades on the role of Australian troops at Kokoda is still being remembered with pride.
This year for the first time since 2019, the Australian War Memorial will welcome a full Veterans’ March on Anzac Day, Monday 25 April, the 107th anniversary of the landings at Gallipoli.
Australian War Memorial director Matt Anderson said the Memorial has been working closely with the ACT Branch of the Returned and Services League of Australia (RSL), which coordinates the march.
Military representatives from New Zealand paid a visit to honour fallen comrades buried in Brockenhurst’s cemetery.
Thousands of soldiers from New Zealand, India and other Commonwealth nations were treated for their wounds in military hospitals in Brockenhurst during the First World War, with the village chosen because of its clear air and good transport links.
80th anniversary of sinking of Montevideo Maru, Australia's worst maritime disaster, commemorated at Australian War Memorial
Descendants and families of those who died in Australia's worst maritime disaster have gathered at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra, to mark the 80th anniversary of the tragedy.
Flight Sergeant Harry Aldridge was huddled over a small desk in a Lancaster bomber, flying low over the Netherlands. Sitting in a cramped, curtained-off compartment, he worked by the light of a simple lamp, the pilot relying on him to find the target before guiding the aircraft and its crew safely home.