Topic: Memorial Service
George Hatfield Jr, son of one of the 353 Australian sailors and officers who died in the sinking of HMAS Perth (I), gives the address during a wreath laying ceremony over the wreck onboard HMAS Larrakia in the Sunda Strait, off Indonesia.
One of the Royal Australian Navy’s most heroic wartime confrontations has been remembered during a solemn ceremony in Indonesia’s Sunda Strait.
(L-R) United States Marine Corps Major George Forbes III, Commanding Officer RAAF Darwin Wing Commander Stephen Parsons, Commanding Officer HMAS Coonawarra Commander Viktor Pilicic, Lieutenant Colonel Sam Pickering of Headquarters Northern Command and Commander 1 Brigade Brigadier Matthew Pearse at the 76th Anniversary of the Bombing of Darwin.
Navy personnel and a patrol boat from HMAS
Coonawarra have taken part in commemorations to mark the 76th Anniversary of the Bombing of Darwin.
Commander Paul Cottier played the Last Post for the final time at the 75th commemorative service of the sinking of HMAS Armidale I at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.
A Navy musician has bookended his career with bugle calls, three and a half decades apart, from Seaman to Commander.
Published on October 29, 2017 by LEUT Daniel Cochrane (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
From left, Lieutenant Simon Jeffery, Australia's High Commissioner to Madagascar, HE Ms Jenny Dee, Commanding Officer of HMAS Newcastle, Commander Mark Sirois, RAN and Madagascar's civilian media on the bridge of HMAS Newcastle during a media tour whilst alongside in Diego Suarez, Madagascar.
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 October 25, 2017 by LCDR Fiona Southwood (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)
Ship's Company of HMAS Newcastle at the Diego Suarez War Cemetery after a memorial service for Able Seaman John Frederick Ellis in Antsiranana, Madagascar.
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.
Commanding Officer HMAS Kuttabul, Commander Andrew Fraser, RAN gives an address during the HMAS Vampire (I) 75th anniversary memorial service, held at the Royal Australian Navy Heritage Centre, Garden Island, Sydney.
Seventy-five years to the day since she sunk below the surface of the Indian Ocean, V Class Destroyer HMAS
Vampire (I) was commemorated at a memorial service at Garden Island.
Foreign Defence Force Delegates pay their respects at Monument Hill in Fremantle by laying a wreath at the Memorial Cenotaph for fallen sailors and soldiers after the Asia Pacific Submarine Conference 2016 (APSC) in Fremantle, WA.
A small group of senior Australian and international naval officers took time out from the recent Asia Pacific Submarine Conference to pay respects to fallen submariners.
HMAS Anzac held a memorial service for HMAS Sydney (II) during a South East Asia Deployment, ship's company paid their respects with a one minute silence.
A memorial ceremony was held onboard HMAS
Anzac on 5 April near the resting place of HMAS Sydney (II) in the Indian Ocean to commemorate the tragic loss of the ship with all hands 75 years ago.
Crew on HMAS Darwin paused to remember Australian Defence Force members who perished on ‘Shark 02’ which crashed on the island of Nias, south of Sumatra in 2005.
The Navy family has again paused to remember nine Air Force and Navy personnel who lost their lives when helicopter ‘Shark 02’ crashed during humanitarian relief operations on the island of Nias, south of Sumatra in 2005.
Australian military and civilian staff gathered at the Australian Embassy in Jakarta to mark the 10th anniversary of the Nias Sea King helicopter crash.
Australian military and civilian staff have gathered at the Australian Embassy in Jakarta to mark the 10th anniversary of the Nias Sea King helicopter crash.