Services

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

  • 2/8th Infantry Battalion Association with Macarthur St Primary School 2020

    6 November 2020, 11:00am

    Wreath Laying at Memorial Tree C58

    Shrine Representative:
    TBA

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    Raised in Melbourne at the outset of the Second World War, the 2/8th first saw action in North Africa as part of the 6th Division before participating in the disastrous Greece and Crete campaigns. Withdrawn from the Middle East in 1942, the Battalion returned to Australia for jungle warfare training before seeing action against the Japanese in New Guinea in 1944-45.

    The Battalion commemorates the service of its members in November each year. The Battalion suffered 94 killed and 272 wounded during the Second World War.

    The 2/8th Australian Infantry Battalion Association will be supported by students and staff of Macarthur Street Primary School, as participants in the Shrine's Adopt an Ex-Service Organisation program. This partnership fosters relationships and enables schools to carry on the legacy of their chosen Association.

  • Legacy Remembrance Service 2020

    8 November 2020, 11:00am


    Wreath laying on the Forecourt

    Shrine Representative 

    TBA

     

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  • 4th Anti-Tank Association 2020

    8 November 2020, 2:00pm

    Wreath Laying at Memorial Tree D34

    Shrine Representative:
    TBA

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    Raised in Victoria in 1940, the 4th Anti-Tank Regiment saw service on the Malayan peninsula where much of the unit was captured in the fall of Singapore. One battery, still serving in Australia at this time, would go on to aid in the defence of Darwin and northern Australia. 

  • Remembrance Day 2020

    11 November 2020, 10:15am

    Shrine Representatives:
    All available Trustees, Life Governors and Governors

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  • Association des Anciens Combattants Francais de Victoria 2020

    11 November 2020, 11:20am

    Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary

    Shrine Representative:
    TBA

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     The Association, which has branches all over the world, commemorates the service and sacrifice of French soldiers on Remembrance Day each year. On this day the Association also remembers those Australians who gave their lives on French soil in the First World War and for French freedom in the Second World War.

    The Association des Anciens Combattants Francais de Victoria will be supported by students and staff of Camberwell Primary School, as participants in the Shrine's Adopt an Ex-Service Organisation program. This partnership fosters relationships and enables schools to carry on the legacy of their chosen Association.

  • RAE Association 2020

    14 November 2020, 12:00pm

    Wreath Laying at Memorial Tree D70

    Shrine Representative:
    TBA

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