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On this day

21 September 1917

The Battle of Menin Road. Between 20th and 25th September, troops of the 1st and 2nd Divisions, AIF attacked heavily defended German positions east of Ypres.

   

 

What's New At the Memorial

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  1. 'A real labour of love'

    In 2013, Lynn Berry and her sister-in-law Margaret Knight began knitting poppies to honour their fathers’ service during the Second World War.

  2. 1918 and the war that changed us

    Australian War Memorial Director Dr Brendan Nelson presented an historic National Press Club address from Anzac Hall on Wednesday, 19 September 2018.

  3. Beam of light to mark 100 years since the Armistice

    A beam of light will be projected from the parapet of the Australian War Memorial to Parliament House on the evening of 10 November, the eve of the centenary of the Armistice.

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Exhibitions & Events

  1. Story time

    Free activity for kids
    Lower galleries, 10:30am

  2. Women in war

    Free performance
    Anzac Hall - 11.40am, 12.40pm, and 1.40pm

  3. Women in war

    Free performance
    Anzac Hall - 11.40am, 12.40pm, and 1.40pm

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