Services

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

  • HMAS Voyager Association 2020

    10 February 2020, 11:00am

    Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary

    Shrine Representatives:
    Shrine Governor Commander Terry Makings AM
    Shrine Governor Colonel John Coulson OAM RFD ED

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    HMAS Voyager (I) was an integral part of the Scrap Iron Flotilla, one of five destroyers deployed to the Mediterranean at the outset of the Second World War. HMAS Voyager (I) was lost on 23rd September 1942 after running aground at Betano Bay whilst disembarking troops. 

    HMAS Voyager (II) was a Daring class destroyer commissioned into the Royal Australian Navy in 1957. HMAS Voyager (II) was lost at sea on the 10th February 1964 with the loss of 82 lives when it collided with the aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne.

  • HMAS Voyager Association 2021

    10 February 2021, 10:30am

    Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary

    Shrine Representative:
    TBA

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    HMAS Voyager (I) was an integral of the Scrap Iron Flotilla, a fleet of five destroyers deployed to the Mediterranean at the outset of the Second World War. HMAS Voyager (I) was lost on 23 September 1942 after running aground at Betano Bay in Timor while disembarking troops. 

    HMAS Voyager (II) was a Daring class destroyer commissioned into the Royal Australian Navy in 1957. The second HMAS Voyager was lost at sea on 10 February with the loss of 82 lives when it collided with the aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne. 

  • HMAS Vampire 2021

    11 April 2021, 11:00am

    Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary

    Shrine Representative:
    TBA

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    HMAS Vampire (I) was a Second World War Destroyer, sunk on 9 April 1942 by Japanese aircraft with the loss of nine crew. The third RAN ship to bear the name Vampire is now a museum ship in Sydney's Darling Harbour.