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Please note: The Memorial is currently closed while we perform some important heritage conservation works. Please follow our Facebook page and revisit our website for updates. 

We apologise for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience. Our staff will have some limited presence on the Memorial’s northern forecourt during the closure. They will be happy to attend to visitor’s queries when on site.

 

 

On this day
19 September

1918 — Battles of MEGIDDO, NABLUS and SHARON involving the 5th Australian Light Horse Brigade. These battles launched the final offensive against the Turks in Palestine and Syria  

1943 — 2/6th Independent Company captured KIAPIT, New Guinea. An airfield was then constructed in the area and it became the base for 7th Div operations in the Markham Valley. This is noted as one of the outstanding Australian actions of WW2