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Last Post Service - 24 November

Join the Shrine's Last Post Service every Sunday at 4:45pm to honour military service with bugle calls, wreath-laying, and the lowering of flags. Family-friendly event.

Event Details

Sunday, 24 November 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.

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.

This week's service remembers the HMAS Parramatta, sunk by German submarine U-559 on 27 November 1941. We honour the 138 crew members who lost their lives while serving their country. Their sacrifice will never be forgotten. The 24 survivors are also remembered for their courage and resilience in the face of tragedy.

Shrine Representative:

  • Shrine Governor

Learn more about the Last Post Service