Topic: Memorial Service

Vampire (I) loss commemorated

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), POIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer)

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. (photo: POIS Yuri Ramsey)

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.

Remembering those lost at sea

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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. (photo: CPOIS Damian Pawlenko)

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’s tribute to HMAS Sydney (II)

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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. (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

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.  

Navy remembers lives lost in ‘Shark 02’ off Nias

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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. (photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth)

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.

Embassy staff gather to remember ‘Shark 02’

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Australian military and civilian staff gathered at the Australian Embassy in Jakarta to mark the 10th anniversary of the Nias Sea King helicopter crash. (photo: Unknown)

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.

Friends remembered 10 years on

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Dallas McMaugh (author), LSIS Yuri Ramsey (photographer), Mrs Lauren Larking (photographer)

Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, speaks at the memorial service to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the loss of Shark 02, which was held at HMAS Albatross. (photo: LSIS Yuri Ramsey)

Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett, AO, CSC, RAN, speaks at the memorial service to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the loss of Shark 02, which was held at HMAS Albatross.

The ‘Shark 02’ Memorial at HMAS Albatrosshome of Navy’s Fleet Air Arm, provided a particularly poignant setting for a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the loss of one of Navy’s Sea King helicopters.

Patrol Boat community mourns the loss of a larger than life officer

Published on by LEUT Andrew Ragless (author), ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez (photographer)

Lieutenant Scott Jarman's cap and medals rest on the Attack Five flag during a memorial service in Darwin. (photo: ABIS Nicolas Gonzalez)

Lieutenant Scott Jarman's cap and medals rest on the Attack Five flag during a memorial service in Darwin.

Lieutenant Scott Jarman, who was tragically killed in a motor vehicle accident in Darwin last week, has been remembered as a compassionate, loyal, and cheeky man who touched many lives.

HMAS Melbourne and USS Frank E Evans collision remembered

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RADM Tony Horton, AO, RAN (Rtd) addresses attendees of the 45th Anniversary of the HMAS Melbourne (II) and USS Frank E Evans collision in a small ceremony held at Garden Island Chapel, Sydney. (photo: ABIS Jake Badior)

RADM Tony Horton, AO, RAN (Rtd) addresses attendees of the 45th Anniversary of the HMAS Melbourne (II) and USS Frank E Evans collision in a small ceremony held at Garden Island Chapel, Sydney.

Forty-five years after the USS Frank E Evans collided with the aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne (II) in the South China Sea, personnel who served on the night have reunited for a memorial service in Sydney.

Remembering submariners on eternal patrol

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A wreath with a photograph of Donald W Herren lay at the base of the US memorial plaque at the Princess Royal Fortress Military Museum, Albany, WA. (photo: ABIS Chris Beerens)

A wreath with a photograph of Donald W Herren lay at the base of the US memorial plaque at the Princess Royal Fortress Military Museum, Albany, WA.

As the bell tolled on Sunday, the names of each of the 52 United States Navy submarines that had sailed from Australia to a watery grave during World War II were read out during a memorial service at Albany, Western Australia.

HMAS Stuart remembers HMAS Sydney (II)

Published on by LCDR Michelle Ryan (author), CPOML-SC Stephen Slack (author)

HMAS Stuart Ship’s Company pause to remember the lives lost onboard HMAS Sydney (II). (photo: CPOML-SC Stephen Slack)

HMAS Stuart Ship’s Company pause to remember the lives lost onboard HMAS Sydney (II).

Officers and Sailors of HMAS Stuart have gathered on the ship’s flight deck for a memorial service to remember the 725 lives lost in a battle on 19 November 1941.