On this day

15 February 1942

Fall of Singapore. Over 15,000 Australians taken prisoner by the Japanese on Singapore.

   

 

What's New At the Memorial

Featured

  1. Before and after: stories from the paper lab

    The Australian War Memorial has a huge collection of items on paper encompassing Australia’s wartime experience from the Boer War to the present day.

  2. The letters of Captain Charles Edwin Gatliff

    Charles Gatliff was one of five brothers who served in artillery brigades on the battlefields of the First World War.

  3. 'He was a true fighting commander'

    Jill Miles grew up hearing stories about her great uncle, Leslie Maygar, and would take his Victoria Cross to school.

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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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