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  • Ceremony: HMAS Lismore with Berwick Primary School 2020

    Friday 16 October 2020, 11:00am

    Wreath Laying at Memorial Tree F01

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    HMAS Lismore was a Bathurst class minesweeper commissioned in 1941 for service in the Second World War. She was decommissioned in 1946. In October 2007, a plaque dedicated to HMAS Lismore was unveiled at the Shrine of Remembrance for the inaugural annual service held to honour those who served on her.

    The HMAS Lismore Association will be supported by students and staff of Berwick 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. 

  • Ceremony: Melbourne University Regiment Wreath Laying and Remembrance Parade 2020

    Sunday 18 October 2020, 10:00am

    Wreath Laying & Remembrance Parade on the Forecourt

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    The regiment traces its origins to 1884 as D Company, 4th Battalion of the Victorian Rifles, at which time it was known as the University Company. General Sir John Monash was a Colour Sergeant of this unit before taking a commission in the colonial and later Commonwealth militia. 

  • Ceremony: 2/4th Field Regiment Association 2020

    Sunday 18 October 2020, 02:00pm

    Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary

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    Raised in 1940, with many of its men and officers drawn from the 4th Australian Field Artillery Brigade based in St. Kilda, Melbourne, the 2/4th Field Regiment would go on to fight in North Africa and the Pacific.

  • Ceremony: 9th Division Annual Pilgrimage with Scotch College 2020

    Friday 23 October 2020, 11:00am

    Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary

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    TBA

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    The 9th Division fought in four major campaigns during the Second World War: the Siege of Tobruk 1941, the El Alamein battles 1942, the Huon Peninsula operations in New Guinea 1943, and the landings in British North Borneo 1945.

    Each year near to 23 October a service is held to mark the beginning of the Second Battle of El Alamein (23 October - 5 November 1942), a battle which marked the beginning of the end for Axis forces in North Africa. The 9th Division will be supported by students and staff of Scotch College, 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. 

  • Ceremony: Czechoslovak Ex-Servicemen's League 2020

    Sunday 25 October 2020, 10:00am

     Wreath Laying at Memorial Tree G 60
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  • Ceremony: 2/24 Australian Infantry Battalion 2020

    Sunday 25 October 2020, 12:00pm

    Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary

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    TBA

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    Each year the 2/24 Australian Infantry Battalion Association commemorates the Second Battle of El Alamein (23 October - 5 November 1942) with a service at the Shrine of Remembrance.