Services

Members of the public are welcome to attend any of the commemorative services held at the Shrine of Remembrance.

  • 9RAR Association 2017

    19 November 2017, 11:00am

    Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary

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

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    An annual service is held each year on the first Sunday following Remembrance Day to commemorate the raising of the unit and its first and last days of active service in Vietnam.

    The 9th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (9RAR) was raised in November 1967 for service in the Vietnam War. After training and a working up period the unit was deployed to Vietnam in November 1968, where it saw active service over the next 12 months as part of 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF).

  • HMAS Sydney and Vietnam Logistic Support Unit 2017

    19 November 2017, 12:00pm

    Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary

    Shrine Representative:
    Shrine Governor Commander Terry Makings AM

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    This service is held on the 19th of November each year.

  • 106 Tank Attack Regiment Association 2017

    26 November 2017, 2:00pm

    Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary followed by a Wreath Laying at Memorial Tree C7

    Shrine Representative:
    Shrine Governor Lieutenant Colonel Don Reid

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    A commemorative service is held at the Shrine on the last Sunday in November each year, this marks the Regiment's last month of active operations during the war. The day is also the anniversary of the dedication of the unit's memorial tree and plaque at the Shrine.

  • Blackburn RSL Sub-Branch 2017

    28 November 2017, 10:00am

    Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary

    Shrine Representative:
    Shrine Governor Commander Terry Makings AM

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    The Blackburn RSL Sub-Branch is conducting a pilgrimage and Wreath Laying to remember past service members of their Sub-Branch.

  • Australian Legion of Ex-Service Men and Women 2017

    29 November 2017, 11:30am

    Wreath Laying at Memorial Tree E14

    Shrine Representatives:
    Shrine Life Governor Colonel George Mackenzie OBE RFD
    Shrine Governor Colonel John Coulson OAM RFD ED

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    This service usually occurs on the last Wednesday of November each year.

  • Corvette Association/HMAS Armidale with Star of the Sea 2017

    1 December 2017, 10:00am

    Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary

    Shrine Representative:
    Shrine Governor Commander Terry Makings AM

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    The Corvette Association/HMAS Armidale will be joined by Star of the Sea School 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.