|Date from||27 March 2015|
|Date to||27 March 2015|
|Category||Last Post Ceremony|
Second World War, 1939-1945
The Last Post Ceremony commemorating the service of (2708) Sergeant John Atherton, Headquarters North Eastern Area Townsville, Second World War, 1939-1945
The Last Post Ceremony is presented in the Commemorative area of the Australian War Memorial each day. The ceremony commemorates more than 102,000 Australians who have given their lives in war and other operations and whose names are recorded on the Roll of Honour. At each ceremony the story behind one of the names on the Roll of Honour is told. Hosted by Meredith Duncan, the story for this day was on (2708) Sergeant John Atherton, Headquarters North Eastern Area Townsville, Royal Australian Air Force, Second World War.