Contact Us: The Anzac Memorial Centenary Project

If you would like more information about the Anzac Memorial Centenary Project you can contact the Office for Veterans' Affairs within the NSW Department of Justice

Telephone: 02 8061 9288
Email: veteransaffairs@veterans.nsw.gov.au

On this day
20 July

1918 — Australian troops participated in an Allied counter-attack against the German Army at MARNE in the Champagne region of France. The German attack was designed to lure Allied troops away from the SOMME further north, and allow a German assault on Flanders

1943 — HMAS HOBART was torpedoed off SAN CHRISTBAL, Solomon Islands.  Seven officers and six sailors were killed in the attack but the ship was able to reach port the next day