On this day

24 June 1927

#OnThisDay 1927: Opening of the Menin Gate Memorial Ypres, Belgium.

   

 

What's New At the Memorial

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  1. Memorial launches battle of Hamel virtual reality experience

    The Australian War Memorial has launched a free state-of-the-art virtual reality experience to mark the 100th anniversary of the battle of Hamel.

  2. A fortunate life

    He was wounded at Tobruk and taken prisoner at El Alamein, but Ernest Brough never lost his humanity or his will to make it home.

  3. 'The uncle we never knew'

    More than 75 years ago Ivor Whittaker disappeared while gathering intelligence during the Second World War

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Exhibitions & Events

  1. “Roses Are Red …”: Hidden Messages Embroidered On Silk Postcards

    Free public talk
    Research Centre Reading Room, 12 pm

  2. Story time

    Free activity for kids
    Lower galleries, 10.30 am

  3. A Matter of Trust

    Free curator-led talk
    Mezzanine, Anzac Hall, 11.30 am

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