Ceremonies

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

  • RAN Recruits Pilgrimage - May(2) 2016 Emms Division

    Sunday 29 May, 10:00am

    Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary

    Shrine Representatives:
    Shrine Governor Commander Terry Makings AM
    Shrine Governor Lieutenant Commander Chris Le Marshall

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  • Boer War Commemoration 2016

    Sunday 29 May, 12:30pm

    Wreath Laying on the Forecourt.

    Shrine Representative:
    Shrine Governor Major Maggie More RFD

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    To pay tribute to all Boer War Veterans that fought in our First War as a Nation 1899-1902. A Commemoration service will commence with a march up to the eternal flame by Boer War Veterans descendants, followed by a band, Creswick Light Horse, Boy Scouts, Girl Guides. All Boer War descendant family members and anyone that has a interest are most welcome.

  • American Ex-Servicemen Association 2016

    Sunday 29 May 2016 2:00 PM

    Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary.

    Shrine Representatives:
    Shrine Governor Major Maggie More RFD
    Shrine Governor Group Captain Annette Holian

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  • Victorian Aboriginal Remembrance Service 2016

    Tuesday 31 May, 11:00am

    Wreath Laying on the Forecourt.

    Shrine Representatives:
    Shrine Trustee (Chairman) Air Vice-Marshal Chris Spence AO (Retd)
    Shrine Trustee Colonel John Wertheimer AM RFD

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  • RAASC/RACT Association 2016 - CANCELLED at Association Request

    Tuesday 31 May, 2:00pm

     Wreath Laying at Association's Memorial Between Trees D20 and D71.

    Shrine Representative:
    Shrine Life Governor Lieutenant Colonel David Ford CVO AM GM

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    The Australian Army Service Corps (AASC) was formed shortly after Federation in and for the next 72 years would provide the Australian Army with unparalleled service. Awarded the title 'Royal' following the Second World War the RAASC served in all major Australian conflicts - First World War, Second World War, Korea, Malaya and Vietnam. An annual service is held on 31st May each year to mark the years of service provided by the RAACS and its members. This date was chosen to commemorate the disbanding of the Corps on 31st May 1973 and the handing over of its duties to the Royal Australian Corps of Transport (RACT) and Royal Australian Army Ordnance Corps (RAAOC).

  • Bomber Command Commemorative Association (Vic) Inc. 2016

    Sunday 5 June, 12:00pm

    Ceremony and Wreath Laying in the Ground Floor Auditorium.

    Shrine Representative: Shrine Governor Major Maggie More RFD

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    For more information on the Bomber Command Commemorative Association please go to their website: www.bombercommand.org.au.