|Date from||11 December 2017|
|Date to||11 December 2017|
|Category||Last Post Ceremony|
First World War, 1914-1918
The Last Post Ceremony commemorating the service of (256) Chief Petty Officer Edward Charles Perkins, 1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train, AIF, First World War 1914-1918
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 Chris Widenbar, the story for this day was on (256) Chief Petty Officer Edward Charles Perkins, 1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train, First World War.