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Last Post Service - 2 June

Honour service and sacrifice with us every Sunday at 4.45pm.

Event Details

Sunday, 2 June 2024 4:45 pm to 5:00 pm
Second World War Forecourt, Shrine of Remembrance, Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne, VIC 3001
  • Admission is free.
  • This venue is wheelchair accessible.
  • This event is 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. 

The Last Post Service takes place every Sunday at 4.45pm on the Shrine's northern forecourt and includes bugle calls and piper, Shrine Guard in historic uniform, a wreath-laying, recital of the Ode and lowering of the flags. 

Each week we pause to remember a different event from Australia's military history. We remember the people who took part in those events, and the lives lost or forever changed. Visitors are welcome to lay a floral tribute at the Eternal Flame.

This week's service remembers the Battle of Six Mile Spruit. On 4 June 1900, during the Boer War, Victorian and Western Australian forces engaged in a fierce conflict against Boer forces in South Africa. We honour the courage and sacrifice of all who served in this battle.

Shrine Representative: 

  • Shrine Governor Lieutenant Colonel David Blackwell OAM RFD

Learn more about the Last Post Service

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