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National Malaya and Borneo Veterans Association with Thomas Carr College

A wreath laying to honour those who served during the Malayan Emergency and Indonesian Confrontation.

Event Details

Date:
Saturday, 31 August 2024 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm
Location:
Post 45 Memorial Garden, Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne, VIC 3001
Details:
  • Admission is free.
  • This venue is wheelchair accessible.
  • This event is child-friendly.

The National Malaya and Borneo Veterans Association of Australia was established in June 1995 and has branches in all states and territories. They honour the memory and sacrifice of all those who served during the Malayan Emergency and Indonesian Confrontation. 

The Malayan Emergency took place between 1948 and 1960. Australians from all branches of the Armed Forces served over a 13-year period. Thirty-nine Australians were killed. 

The Indonesian Confrontation took place between 1962 and 1966. Twenty-three Australians were killed during the Confrontation.

The National Malaya and Borneo Veterans Association will be supported by students and staff of Thomas Carr College at this service.

Shrine Representative

Shrine Governor Squadron Leader Peter Meehan OAM (Ret'd)

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