Rolls of Honour

The Ambulatory contains 42 bronze caskets which house the 40 Books of Remembrance (38 Australian Imperial Force, one Royal Australian Navy and one book including Victorians who served in other than Australian Forces). Carefully inscribed by eight calligraphers, the Books of Remembrance contain the names of the 89,100 members of the Australian Imperial Force, the Royal Australian Navy and the Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force who were either born or enlisted in Victoria and served overseas in World War I, or died in camp prior to embarkation. An electronic version of the Books of Remembrance is available online – you can search for your loved ones and lay a poppy in their honour. Visitors to the Galleries can also lay a poppy on the electronic Rolls of Honour for the Second World War (1939–45), the Korean War (1950–53) and the Vietnam War (1962–75). 

SHRINE RAFFLE 2017-18

The Shrine’s fundraiser raffle is open now—raising funds for the purpose of supporting the development of the Shrine’s Recent Conflicts Gallery. With over $4,000 value in prizes, and an amazing First prize being a return trip for two Melbourne to Bangkok, courtesy of Qantas plus a Flight Centre gift voucher. Funds raised from your generous support of the Shrine raffle will directly contribute to the permanent collection at the Shrine of Remembrance honouring those that have served in conflicts since 1990 to the present day.

Raffle tickets are available now for purchase at the Shrine or online via the Shop.

Tickets are $50. The raffle is strictly limited to only 400 tickets.

BUY NOW

TICKET SALES:

Open: 10 November 2017, 10am

Close: 10 February 2018, 5pm (or earlier if completely sold out)

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