The Last Post Ceremony commemorating the service of Captain Peter McCarthy, Royal Australian Corps of Transport, UN Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO), 1948-2014

Date from 30 August 2013
Date to 30 August 2013
Category Last Post Ceremony
Conflict United Nations Truce Supervision Organization (UNTSO) 1948 -

The Last Post Ceremony is presented in the Commemorative area of the Australian War Memorial every 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 Charis May, the story for this day was on Captain Peter McCarthy. The address was read by guest speaker Colonel James Evans.