Topic: Anzac Day
A community project to ‘plant’ a massive field of 5000 handmade red poppies in Federation Square, Melbourne for Anzac Day 2015 is attracting interest from around Australia.
It was a breezy dawn under a cloudy Indian Ocean sky that greeted the men and women serving in HMAS Perth on Anzac Day 2014.
As a representative of the Royal Australian Navy, Able Seaman Lauren Armes was present to lay a wreath during the Anzac Day service in her home town of Dingley Village, Victoria.
Braving the cold and rain, Navy members hailing from HMAS Cairns commemorated Anzac Day this year with a Dawn Service at the Esplanade Cenotaph followed by a parade through the city of Cairns last week.
NUSHIP Canberra personnel provided strong support to both current and ex-serving members of the Australian Defence Force last month as the ship’s company raised $8500 for charity and marched for the first time as a unit in the Sydney City Anzac Day Parade.
Members of NUSQN 725 commemorated Anzac Day with a Dawn Service and wreath laying ceremony in Jacksonville, Florida.
At dawn, on this day 99 years ago, more than 30,000 Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) personnel landed on the Gallipoli peninsula.
As dawn was breaking on Friday 25 April, the crew from HMAS Stuart formed up on the ship's flight deck for an Anzac Day Service.
The ship’s company of NUSHIP Canberra reached a significant milestone last week, as they marched together for the first time as a unit in the Sydney City Anzac Day Parade.
‘Kuttabul’ is synonymous with the Royal Australian Navy values its members hold dear. The name has adorned the hull of a ship and today, a significant Royal Australian Navy base.