Topic: Anzac Day

5000 Poppies - a tribute of respect and remembrance

Published on by LEUT Kirsti Burtenshaw (author), LAC Michael Green (photographer)

The creator of the poppy display, Mrs Lorraine Castley, with Commodore Liz Rushbrook, CSC, RAN. (photo: LAC Michael Green)

The creator of the poppy display, Mrs Lorraine Castley, with Commodore Liz Rushbrook, CSC, RAN.

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.

HMAS Perth’s Anzac Day

Published on by CMDR Sean Noble (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

Ship's company of HMAS Perth stand-at-ease on the flight deck during Anzac Day Dawn Service held at sea. (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

Ship's company of HMAS Perth stand-at-ease on the flight deck during Anzac Day Dawn Service held at sea.

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.

Armes proud to share Anzac experience with hometown

Published on by ABHSO Kate Jolley (author), ABCIS Lauren Armes (photographer)

Able Seaman Lauren Armes commemorates Anzac Day in Dingley Village, Victoria. (photo: ABHSO Kate Jolley)

Able Seaman Lauren Armes commemorates Anzac Day in Dingley Village, Victoria.

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.

Rain fails to dampen Anzac Day commemorations in Cairns

Published on by ABHSO Kate Jolley (author and photographer)

Commanding Officer HMAS Cairns, Commander Anthony Powell, RAN, inspects his ship's company before stepping off for the Anzac Day March in Cairns. (photo: ABHSO Kate Jolley)

Commanding Officer HMAS Cairns, Commander Anthony Powell, RAN, inspects his ship's company before stepping off for the Anzac Day March in Cairns.

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 help raise funds for charity

Published on by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author), LSIS Helen Frank (photographer)

Able Seaman Electronics Technician Troy O'Sullivan, Signalman Allan Firth, Petty Officer Electronics Technician Pete Cannon and Able Seaman Electronics Technician Marcus Hinkley from NUSHIP Canberra sell badges and pens to raise money for the United Returned Soldiers Fund. (photo: LSIS Helen Frank)

Able Seaman Electronics Technician Troy O'Sullivan, Signalman Allan Firth, Petty Officer Electronics Technician Pete Cannon and Able Seaman Electronics Technician Marcus Hinkley from NUSHIP Canberra sell badges and pens to raise money for the United Returned Soldiers Fund.

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.

NUSQN 725 commemorates Anzac Day in Jacksonville

Published on by LEUT Mark Flowerdew (author), Mrs Christine Watson (photographer)

NUSQN 725 contingent currently stationed in Jacksonville attend a Dawn Service held at the World War Statue, Florida. (photo: Mrs Christine Watson)

NUSQN 725 contingent currently stationed in Jacksonville attend a Dawn Service held at the World War Statue, Florida.

Members of NUSQN 725 commemorated Anzac Day with a Dawn Service and wreath laying ceremony in Jacksonville, Florida.

Anzac Day in Sydney

Published on by LEUT Nic Hawkins (author), LSIS Peter Thompson (photographer)

L-R: Acting Commander Australian Fleet, Commodore Jonathon Mead, AM, RAN, Acting Commander Forces Command, Brigadier Mark Brewer and Air Commander Australia, Air Vice Marshal Mel Hupfeld, DSC lay wreaths at the Sydney Cenotaph during the 2014 Anzac Day Dawn Service. (photo: LSIS Peter Thompson)

L-R: Acting Commander Australian Fleet, Commodore Jonathon Mead, AM, RAN, Acting Commander Forces Command, Brigadier Mark Brewer and Air Commander Australia, Air Vice Marshal Mel Hupfeld, DSC lay wreaths at the Sydney Cenotaph during the 2014 Anzac Day Dawn Service.

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.

HMAS Stuart commemorates Anzac Day at sea

This article has photo gallery Published on by CPO Stephen Slack (author), CPOB Ken Lawton (photographer)

Catafalque Guard Commander Lieutenant Simon Dickson, Royal New Zealand Navy delivers a general salute on on the flight deck of HMAS Stuart. (photo: CPOB Ken Lawton)

Catafalque Guard Commander Lieutenant Simon Dickson, Royal New Zealand Navy delivers a general salute on on the flight deck of HMAS Stuart.

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.

NUSHIP Canberra march as ship’s company for first time on Anzac Day

Published on by LEUT Emily Kennedy (author), POIS Ollie Garside (photographer)

Commanding Officer NUSHIP Canberra, Captain Jonathan Sadleir AM, RAN and Petty Officer Combat Systems Supervisor Mark Elliott lead Canberra's ship's company in the Sydney Anzac Day march. (photo: POIS Ollie Garside)

Commanding Officer NUSHIP Canberra, Captain Jonathan Sadleir AM, RAN and Petty Officer Combat Systems Supervisor Mark Elliott lead Canberra's ship's company in the Sydney Anzac Day march.

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.

Ship’s company join Anzac Day March in Queensland town of Kuttabul

Published on by LEUT Nic Hawkins (author), Ms Barbara Perna (photographer)

HMAS Kuttabul's Ship's Warrant Officer Robert Van Eldik and Petty Officer Nathan Dwyer with past and serving members at Hampden State School, Kuttabul, Qld for the Dawn Service on Anzac Day 2014. (photo: Ms Barbara Perna)

HMAS Kuttabul's Ship's Warrant Officer Robert Van Eldik and Petty Officer Nathan Dwyer with past and serving members at Hampden State School, Kuttabul, Qld for the Dawn Service on Anzac Day 2014.

‘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.