|Date from||11 July 2013|
|Date to||11 July 2013|
|Category||Last Post Ceremony|
South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
The Last Post Ceremony commemorating the service of Major George Albert Eddy, 1st Victorian Mounted Rifles, Boer War, 1899-1902
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 Craig Blanch the story for this day was on Major George Albert Eddy, First Australian Regiment Vic, (Boer War). The address was read by guest speaker Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Canning.