Remembrance Book Introduction
The Remembrance Book commemorates members of the Australian Defence Force and Australian police forces who have died during or as a result of operations after 30 June 1947 designated as non-warlike service, and its equivalent, including Hazardous service or Peacekeeping service or humanitarian Peacetime service.
It is in the form of:
- A Remembrance Book located in the Memorial’s Commemorative Area;
- The Remembrance Book database, accessible through the Memorial’s website.
To be eligible for the Remembrance Book, an individual must:
- have died during service as a member the Australian Defence Force or the Australian police forces, or as a result of that service; and
- have died during or as a result of operations after 30 June 1947 designated as Non-warlike service, and its equivalent, including Hazardous service or Peacekeeping service or humanitarian Peacetime service; and
- from 2001 onwards, have died within two years of returning to Australia from that service.
- Deaths occurring during or as a result of training exercises, whether in Australia or overseas are ineligible for inclusion
The following operations are currently included in the Remembrance Book:
|Post Second World War Mine Clearance – North Queensland||1947|
|United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP)||1950-1985|
|United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO) – Middle East||1956 –|
|United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP)||1964 –|
|United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO)||1991-1994|
|Peace Monitoring Group – Bougainville (PMG)||1998-2003|
|Regional Assistance Mission to the Solomon Islands (RAMSI)||2003 –|
|Operation Sumatra Assist||2005|
|ADF Support to Australian Citizens in Fiji||2006|
Records in the Remembrance Book contain the personal particulars, unit and date of death of each person. Some records may contain cemetery details and next of kin.
Enquiries relating to information contained in Remembrance Roll, including corrections, should be directed to HonourRolls@awm.gov.au.