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  • Ceremony: XLI Club 2021

    Thursday 1 April 2021, 11:00am

    Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary

    Shrine Representative:
    Shrine Governor Major Maggie More RFD

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  • Ceremony: Australia and Canada-Recognition of Joint Service and Support 2021

    Friday 9 April 2021, 02:00pm

    Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary

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

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  • Ceremony: HMAS Vampire 2021

    Sunday 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. 

  • Ceremony: Maltese Australian Association (George Cross Award Day) 2021

    Sunday 11 April 2021, 12:00pm

    Wreath Laying on the Forecourt

    Shrine Representative:
    TBA

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    The Australian-Maltese community holds an annual service of remembrance to acknowledge the award of the George Cross to the island of Malta by King George VI in a letter dated 15 April 1942. The award was given to "bear witness to the heroism and devotion of its people" during the tremendous hardships suffered in the early days of the Second World War. 

  • Ceremony: 2/4th Australian General Hospital 2021

    Sunday 11 April 2021, 02:00pm

    Wreath Laying in the Sanctuary

    Shrine Representative:
    TBA

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    The 2/4th Australian General Hospital were the fourth such unit to be raised for service during the Second World War. Between 1940 and 1945 some 43,000 casualties were treated at Tobruk, Redbank, Jerusalem, Colombo and Labuan where the 2/4th were operating.

  • Ceremony: Longbeach RSL 'Digger for a Day' 2021

    Wednesday 14 April 2021, 12:00pm

    Wreath Laying on the Forecourt

    Shrine Representative:
    TBA

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    A joint effort by the Shrine of Remembrance and the Longbeach RSL Sub-branch, 'Digger for a Day' gives students in the Chelsea area the chance to make a special pilgrimage to the Shrine close to ANZAC Day each year. Special educational activities are organised for attending school groups who also attend a short service of remembrance during the day.