On this day

22 March 1945

Corporal R.R. Rattey is awarded the Victoria Cross on Bougainville.

   

 

What's New At the Memorial

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  1. 'They were so brave'

    Val Lehman starred as “Queen” Bea Smith in the Australian television show Prisoner, but to the award-winning actress, her grandfather, James Holland, was a star.

  2. Volume IV of the peacekeeping official history series launched

    The fourth volume in the Official History of Peacekeeping, Humanitarian and Post–Cold War Operations, The limits of peacekeeping, was officially launched today at the Australian War Memori

  3. Napier Waller Art Prize for veteran artists opens from 29 April 2019

    The Australian War Memorial, the University of Canberra, The Road Home, Thales Australia and the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, the Hon.

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Exhibitions & Events

  1. Story time

    Free activity for kids
    Lower galleries, 10:30am

  2. Epitaph

    Free performance
    Anzac Hall - 11:40am, 12:40pm and 1:40pm

  3. Epitaph

    Free performance
    Anzac Hall - 11:40am, 12:40pm and 1:40pm

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