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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
21 April

1917 — The Imperial War Graves Commission, now known as the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, responsible for the erection and maintenance of war memorials and cemeteries ,was founded

1918 — Baron von Richthofen, “The Red Baron”, was shot down near AMIENS, France. His body was recovered and buried by members of 3 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps

1969 — HMAS HOBART was awarded a United States Navy Unit Citation for her service in Vietnam