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Royal Australian Artillery 150th Anniversary Gun Salute

A gun salute to mark 150 years of the Royal Australian Artillery.

04 December 2021 11:30 am - 04 December 2021 01:00 pm
Lower Forecourt, Shrine of Remembrance, Birdwood Avenue, Melbourne, VIC 3001
Free admission
Accessible venue

A gun salute on the lower Second World War Memorial Forecourt will mark 150 years of the Royal Australian Artillery.

The Shrine will join other locations around Australia in a national 150-round salute to mark this special anniversary. Visitors can see the gun drill in period uniforms and learn about some of the historic guns on display before the official gun salute at 12.40pm.

A gun salute is a traditional salute firing blanks from an artillery piece or cannon to acknowledge special occasions.

Reviewed 01 September 2021

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