Ceremonies

Members of the public are welcome to attend any of the commemorative events and ceremonies held at the Shrine of Remembrance.

  • 2/14 Battalion Association 2016

    Sunday 25 September, 2:00pm

    Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary.

    Shrine Representative:
    Shrine Governor Lieutenant Colonel Don Reid

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    The 2/14 Battalion Association commemorates the service of its members each September during a ceremony held at the Shrine. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

  • Polygon Wood Service (Friends of the 15th Brigade) 2016

    Monday 26 September, 2:00pm

    Wreath Laying at Memorial Tree B58.

    Shrine Representatives:
    Shrine Governor Colonel John Coulson OAM RFD ED
    Shrine Governor Major Maggie More RFD

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  • 2/12 Australian Field Regiment Association 2016

    CANCELLED

    Please note that this service has been Cancelled and has been incorporated in the Sunday Monthly Remembrance service for October

    Shrine Representative:
    Shrine Governor Lieutenant Colonel Don Reid

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    Early October was chosen for its signifcance to the members of the Regiment:

    In October 1940, the Regiment was converted from a Medium to a Field Regiment
    In October 1941, we had just completed Tobruk siege campaign
    In October 1942, we participated in the famous Battle of El Alamein
    In October 1943, the Battle for Finschhafen (New Guinea) was won and we were attacking Sattelberg
    In October 1945, the Borneo campaign had finished and we were preparing to return to Australia.

  • 2/2 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment 2016

    Saturday 8 October, 1:00pm

    Wreath Laying at Memorial Tree D10.

    Shrine Representative:
    Shrine Governor Lieutenant Colonel Don Reid

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  • RAEME Association with Alkira Secondary College 2016 (2)

    Monday 10 October, 12:00pm

    Wreath Laying at Memorial Tree D32.

    Shrine Representatives:
    Shrine Life Governor Mr Peter Whitelaw
    Shrine Governor Major Maggie More RFD

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  • 2/14 Field Regiment with Christ Church Grammar 2016

    Friday 14 October, 10:00am

    Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary.

    Shrine Representative:
    Shrine Governor Lieutenant Colonel Don Reid.

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    The 2/14 Field Regiment Association will be joined by Christ Church Grammar for the commemorative service. This is part of the Shrine's ongoing 'Adopt an Ex-Service Organisation' program, interested schools can contact the Shrine for further information. The 2/14th Field Regiment was raised in October 1940 and headquartered at Victoria Barracks, Victoria. An annual pilgrimage is held by survivors of the unit and their families each October to mark the founding of the unit and commemorate the sacrifice of those Australians who served in the Regiment.