On this day

On this day 27 July 1942

The Australian Women's Land Army was formed.

What's New At the Memorial

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  1. The story of Hugh Barr - 90th anniversary of the Menin Gate Memorial

    A story behind one of the more than 54,000 men whose names are inscribed on the Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing in Belgium.

  2. Menin Gate at midnight

    Captain Will Longstaff ​​​​​​ and his inspiration for the painting Menin Gate at midnight.

  3. 90th anniversary of the opening of Menin Gate

    The 90th anniversary of the opening of the Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing in Ieper (Ypres), Belgium, will be observed today at the Australian War Memorial’s Last Post Ceremony.

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Exhibitions & Events

  1. Highlights of the Sheet Music Collection

    Hear stories behind the composers, songs and performances.

  2. Third Battle of Ypres Last Post Ceremony

    100th anniversary of the Third Battle of Ypres.

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