What's On - 11 August 2019

  • Ceremony: Maltese Australian Association (Operation Pedestal) 2019

    Sunday 11 August 2019, 11:30am

    Wreath Laying on the Forecourt

    Shrine Representative:
    Shrine Governor; Colonel John Coulson OAM RFD ED 

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    Pedestal was a British Operation to carry supplies to the island of Malta via naval convoy (3-15 August 1942), as the strategic island fortress was under Axis siege from 1940 to 1942. Despite being a tactical defeat for the Allies due to major losses, the critical resupply of aviation fuel made the operation an overall strategic victory, by allowing Malta to continue the fight. This service commemorates the Second World War sacrifices of the Maltese people.

  • Ceremony: 39th Australian Infantry Battalion (1941/43) Association (Kokoda Day) 2019

    Sunday 11 August 2019, 02:00pm

    Wreath Laying in the Western Visitor's Centre

    Shrine Representatives:
    Shrine Life Governor Colonel George Mackenzie OBE RFD
    Shrine Governor Colonel John Coulson OAM RFD ED 

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