L-R: Flight Lieutenant Dylan Kinny, Lieutenant Colonel Saad Omari, Commanding Officer HMAS Stirling, Captain Ainsley Morthorpe, CSM, RAN, and Senior Naval Officer-West, Commodore Brett Dowsing, RAN, prepare to lay wreaths at the Flame of Remembrance during the Indigenous Veterans Commemorative Service at Kings Park, Perth.
Indigenous veterans past and present were remembered on 29 May at a commemoration held at the Western Australian State War Memorial in Kings Park, Perth.
A representative and member of the Royal Australian Navy Band - East performs the Last Post as part of the HMAS Melbourne-USS Frank E Evans memorial service.
The Naval Chapel at Garden Island Naval Base and the Australian National Maritime Museum have hosted a memorial service for the American crewmen who lost their lives aboard USS
Frank E Evans following a collision with HMAS Melbourne (II) on 3 June 1969.
Catafalque party general salute during the the last post at a memorial service for the 77th anniversary sinking of the ferry Kuttabul at Garden Island Naval Base, Sydney.
A quiet and solemn ceremony has been held at HMAS
Kuttabul to remember the lives lost 77 years ago during World War Two, when Japanese midget submarines launched an attack in Sydney Harbour.
May 23, 2019 by LSIS Jake Badior and LEUT John Thompson (author), LSIS Christopher Szumlanski (photographer)
Royal Australian Navy sailor Petty Officer Shae Bradshaw and Australian Army soldier Private Crystal Stephens pay their respects at the headstones of fallen military personnel at the Kranji War Cemetery in Singapore.
Members of HMAS
Canberra have attended a small ceremony at the Kranji War Cemetery in Singapore to pay their respects to those who died defending Singapore and Malaya during World War II.
Wreaths stand in front a memorial on Corregidor Island following a commemoration ceremony held as part of the Philippines Veteran’s Week celebrations on 7 April 2019.
Three Australians have joined in an annual march to commemorate the Bataan Death March of World War II.
HMAS Choules off the Coast of Tanna Island for the fourth anniversary of Tropical Cyclone Pam commemorative service at Tafea Provincial Government Council Offices, Vanuatu.
Members of the Australian Defence Force recently took part in a moving ceremony on Vanuatu’s Tanna Island to mark the fourth anniversary of Tropical Cyclone Pam.
Royal Australian Navy officer CMDR Michael Nipperess, Executive Officer of HMAS Kuttabul (left); and Commanding Officer of the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force icebreaker JS Shirase, CAPT Koji Miyazaki lay wreaths at the Japanese midget submarine memorial at the Royal Australian Navy Heritage Centre, Garden Island.
A quiet and solemn ceremony was recently held at HMAS
Kuttabul to commemorate and honour the lives lost in May 1942, when Japanese midget submarines launched an attack in Sydney Harbour.
Sub Lieutenant Liam Whitfield presents the Australian White Ensign to Ms Dawn Manning following a service to commemorate the 77th Anniversary of the sinking of HMAS Perth (I).
Officers and sailors from HMA Ships
Diamantina and Leeuwin were joined by their counterparts from Indonesia and the United States to mark the 77th anniversary of the loss of HMAS Perth (I) and the USS Houston during the Battle of Sunda Strait.
February 23, 2019 by SBLT Max Logan (author), POIS Peter Thompson (photographer), SGT David Millard (photographer)
Commanding Officer HMAS Coonawarra, Commander Darren Rushworth, ADC, RAN, pays his respects after laying a wreath at the USS Peary Memorial, during a commemorative service held in Bicentennial Park, Darwin.
Australian Defence Force members and an Armidale class patrol boat have provided a strong contribution to commemorative services held in the Northern Territory to mark the 77th Anniversary of the Bombing of Darwin.
N-Class Destroyer HMAS Nizam (G38). Image scanned from the Navy Historic Archive.
The officers and sailors of Navy’s Second World War N-Class Destroyers were remembered recently at an annual memorial in the Western Australian town of Augusta.