Posts Tagged ‘Public’

Bangka Strait Memorial Service

On February 16th, 1942, 22 Australian Army Nurses were machine gunned by soldiers of the Imperial Japanese Army on Bangka Island’s Radji Beach in the Dutch East Indies (now known as Indonesia). All but one nurse were killed in the massacre. Five years later, the lone survivor, Vivian Bullwinkel, gave evidence at a war crimes…

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Merchant Navy Day

Commemorative service at the Merchant Navy Memorial, McLaren Wharf, Port Adelaide, 11am . Tributes and wreaths may be placed. Public welcome. Afterwards light refreshments will be served in the Port Adelaide Information Centre.

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Sir Ross Smith Commemoration Service

The Royal Australian Air Force Association (SA Division) and the Royal Australian Air Force will be conducting a Commemoration Service for the passing of Sir Ross Macpherson Smith, KBE, MC and Bar, DFC and two bars, AFC on Friday 15 June at 11am at the North Road Cemetery, Nailsworth. Sir Ross Smith, a South Australian, was one of Australia’s most decorated and…

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Bomber Command Commemoration

The Royal Australian Air Force Association (SA Division) and the Royal Australian Air Force will be conducting a Bomber Command Commemoration Service on Saturday 02 June at the Air Force Memorial, Torrens Parade Ground. Between 1942 and 1945, thousands of allied aircrew supported by ground support personnel fought at great cost in an enduring campaign. More than…

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Port Lincoln “Don’t Forget Me, Cobber” Lunch

The “Don’t forget me, Cobber” Fundraising Luncheon in Port Lincoln is coming up on the 1st of June! Come and hear MC Diana Williams and our wonderful Guest Presenter Robert ‘Dogs’ Kearney OAM (Storyteller, Historian, Author, Soldier) about how the individual experience of war has shaped our nation, its values and the ANZAC spirit. The…

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“Don’t forget me, Cobber” Lunch 1/6/18

The “Don’t forget me, Cobber” Fundraising Luncheon in Port Lincoln is coming up on the 1st of June! Come and hear MC Diana Williams and our wonderful Guest Presenter Robert ‘Dogs’ Kearney OAM (Storyteller, Historian, Author, Soldier) about how the individual experience of war has shaped our nation, its values and the ANZAC spirit. The…

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Aboriginal Veterans Commemorative Service 1/6/18

We acknowledge the military service to Australia and the world by Aboriginal servicemen and servicewomen, with a commemorative service at 10:30am Friday 1st June at the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander War Memorial at the Torrens Parade Ground, Adelaide. Veterans, families, ADF members and the public are welcome. Jointly conducted by Veterans SA, Reconciliation SA…

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BOMBER COMMAND SERVICE 2/6/18

The Royal Australian Air Force Association (SA Division) and the Royal Australian Air Force will be conducting a Bomber Command Commemoration Service on Saturday 02 June at the Air Force Memorial, Torrens Parade Ground. Between 1942 and 1945, thousands of allied aircrew supported by ground support personnel fought at great cost in an enduring campaign.…

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