Topic: Memorial Service
Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), POIS Phil Cullinan (photographer), LSML-P Kylie Jagiello (photographer), ABATV Kieren Whiteley (photographer)
Personnel at HMAS Kuttabul have paused to remember the 76th anniversary of the Japanese midget submarine attack in Sydney Harbour, which claimed the lives of 27 service personnel in 1942.
Members of the Australian Defence Staff in Jakarta recently ventured to the island of Nias, off the north west coast of Sumatra.
A commemoration has been held at HMAS Stirling, Western Australia to remember the four lives that were lost 20 years ago in a fire on board the former supply vessel HMAS Westralia.
The sinking of HMAS Vampire (I) and the loss of nine of her crew has been commemorated during a small ceremony at the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne.
HMAS Toowoomba and HMS Sutherland have held simultaneous memorial services in honour of the lives lost during the sinking of Australia’s first submarine.
One of the Royal Australian Navy’s most heroic wartime confrontations has been remembered during a solemn ceremony in Indonesia’s Sunda Strait.
Navy personnel and a patrol boat from HMAS Coonawarra have taken part in commemorations to mark the 76th Anniversary of the Bombing of Darwin.
A Navy musician has bookended his career with bugle calls, three and a half decades apart, from Seaman to Commander.
Published on by LEUT Daniel Cochrane (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
HMAS Newcastle recently conducted a three-day port visit to Antsiranana, also known as Diego-Suarez, in Madagascar, deployed as part of Operation MANITOU.
Published on by LCDR Fiona Southwood (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
HMAS Newcastle’s crew have held the inaugural Australian Defence Force memorial service in Diego Suarez, Madagascar, for a Royal Australian Navy sailor lost during the Second World War.