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Last Post Service - 19 February

Honour service and sacrifice with us every Sunday at 4:45pm.

19 February 2023 04:45 pm - 19 February 2023 05:00 pm
Second World War Forecourt, Shrine of Remembrance, Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne, VIC 3001
Free admission
Accessible venue
Child friendly

Join us at week's close to honour those who have served and sacrificed so that we may enjoy our lives of relative peace, comfort and freedom.

Each Sunday we pause to remember a different event from Australia's military history. We remember the men and women who took part in those events, and the lives lost or forever changed.

Today we remember the first Japanese air raid on Darwin during the Second World War. On 19 February 1942, the first of 64 air raids hit Darwin, damaging ships and aircraft, and killing an estimated 900 people.

Shrine Representative:

  • Shrine Governor Air Commodore Rowan D Story AM RFD (Retd)

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