Services

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

  • Bastille Day - Association des Anciens Combattants Francais de Victoria 2018

    14 July 2018, 11:00am

    Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary

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

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    The Association Des Anciens Combattants Francais De Victoria holds a commemorative service to honour the service of French and Australian soldiers each year on Bastille Day (July 14th), the French National Day.

  • Australasian Tempsford Veterans & Relatives Association (ATVARA) 2018

    CANCELLED

    This Association is now part of Bomber Command, the Bomber Command Service on June 10, 2018 will now incorporate ATVARA

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  • Battle of Fromelles 2018

    19 July 2018, 1:30pm

    Wreath Laying at the Cobbers Memorial

    Shrine Representatives:
    Shrine Chairman of Trustees Air Vice-Marshal Chris Spence AO (Retd)
    Shrine Governor Colonel John Coulson OAM RFD ED
    Shrine Governor Major Maggie More RFD

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    This annual pilgrimage by the Friends of the 15th Brigade commemorates the battle at Fromelles, fought on July 19, 1916. This was the first major action involving Australian troops on the western front. It proved disastrous, with nearly 2,000 Australians killed in attacks on strong German positions.

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  • RAN Recruits July 2018

    22 July 2018, 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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  • Shrine Monthly Remembrance Service - July 2018

    22 July 2018, 1:30pm

     Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary

    Shrine Representatives:
    Shrine Life Governor Lieutenant Colonel David Ford CVO AM GM
    Shrine Governor Lieutenant Colonel Don Reid

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    This service is in memory of the Victorian servicemen and women who have served overseas or in Australia in all wars, in ships or units of the Royal Australian Navy, the Australian Army, or the Royal Australian Air Force.

    In particular, we remember the service of men and women who served in units from World War I and World War II who once would have attended their annual Pilgrimage in this month, but due to the passage of time are no longer able to.

    In World War I, 89,000 Victorians served overseas. 19,000 made the supreme sacrifice.

    In World War II, 297,000 Victorians served overseas. 10,900 made the supreme sacrifice.

    We will remember them.

  • Korean Veterans Association 2018

    27 July 2018, 1:00pm

    Wreath Laying in Sanctuary

    Shrine Representative:
    Shrine Governor Colonel John Coulson OAM RFD ED

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