Upcoming Last Post Ceremonies

The names listed below are those whose stories are told at the daily Last Post Ceremony at the Memorial.

The Last Post Ceremony is proudly supported by the RSL & Services Clubs Association, RSL Victoria, and RSL Queensland.

Each evening a Roll of Honour story is shared

Note: The Memorial reserves the right to make changes to this schedule at any time. If you plan on attending a particular ceremony, please contact the Last Post Ceremony team before making arrangements to avoid disappointment.

 

November 2019

Name

Conflict

Service

Associated With

Date

105th Anniversary First AIF sails

Private Frederick John Thompson

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Warwick, QLD

1 Nov 2019

Trooper Frederick James Everett

Second World War

Australian Army

 

2 Nov 2019

Private James Archibald Randell

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Pentland, QLD

3 Nov 2019

Flying Officer Rolla Maxwell Cooke

Second World War

Royal Australian Air Force

Artamon, NSW

4 Nov 2019

Private Thomas Henry Puddephatt

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Wodonga, VIC

5 Nov 2019

Sapper Patrick Joseph Conlon

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Sydney, NSW

6 Nov 2019

Private John Eric Gabrielson

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Little River, VIC

7 Nov 2019

Flight Sergeant Ronald Leslie Horstmann

Second World War

Royal Australian Air Force

Swan Reach, SA

8 Nov 2019

105th Anniversary HMAS Sydney defeats SMS Emden

Boy 1st Class Ronald Rothsay Wright

First World War

Royal Australian Navy

 

9 Nov 2019

Sergeant Mervyn James Headen Baillie

Second World War

Royal Australian Air Force

Watervale, SA

10 Nov 2019

Remembrance Day

Eulogy of the Unknown Australian Soldier

 

 

 

11 Nov 2019

Trooper Alfred William Gilmore

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Jamestown, SA

12 Nov 2019

Private Albert Charles Rogers

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Adelaide, SA

13 Nov 2019

Lance Corporal Alexander Robert Turner

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Ararat, VIC

14 Nov 2019

75th Anniversary Australian government approves sending of Australian Women's Army Service members overseas

Corporal Gladys Amelia Gordon

Second World War

Australian Army

 

15 Nov 2019

Corporal Charles Leslie Tasman Hey

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Devonport, TAS

16 Nov 2019

Lieutenant  Neville Leonard Harpham

Second World War

Australian Army

Brisbane, QLD

17 Nov 2019

Private Frank Brown

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Unley, SA

18 Nov 2019

Sinking HMAS Sydney II
Commander Lionel Sydney Dalton

Second World War

Royal Australian Navy

Sydney, NSW

19 Nov 2019

Private John William Dewsnap

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Melbourne, VIC

20 Nov 2019

Pilot Officer Tasman Leonard Williams

Second World War

Royal Australian Air Force

Derby, TAS

21 Nov 2019

Sergeant Lewis McGee VC

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Avoca, TAS

22 Nov 2019

Flight Sergeant Ronald Frederick Waldon

Second World War

Royal Australian Air Force

Beechworth, VIC

23 Nov 2019

105th Anniversary Formation of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC)

Private Joseph Alan Cordner

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Hamilton, VIC

24 Nov 2019

Private Henry Gordon Packer

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Mundulla, SA

25 Nov 2019

Private Harold Breedon

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Sydney, NSW

26 Nov 2019

80th Anniversary Inauguration of the Empire Air Training Scheme

Flying Officer Geoffrey Charles Bucknell

Second World War

Royal Australian Air Force

Swan Vale, NSW

27 Nov 2019

Lieutenant Abel Richmond Sheath

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Leichhardt, NSW

28 Nov 2019

Captain Alexander Gair Cormack

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Sydney, NSW

29 Nov 2019

Private James Mylie

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Marrickville, Sydney, NSW

30 Nov 2019

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December 2019

Name

Conflict

Service

Associated With

Date

Lieutenant Colonel Robert Garrick Wilson

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Whittlesea, VIC

1 Dec 2019

Private Thomas Alfred Dearlove

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Terowie, SA

2 Dec 2019

Trooper Allan Gordon McMartin

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Kaimkillenbun, QLD

3 Dec 2019

Private John Leo McAviney

Second World War

Australian Army

Sydney, NSW

4 Dec 2019

Sergeant Zebulun Green

Second World War

Australian Army

Broome Hill, WA

5  Dec 2019

Private Rufus Charles Lansdown

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Teralba, NSW

6 Dec 2019

Private Henry James Schwebel

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Marrickville, Sydney, NSW

7 Dec 2019

Private Benjamin Adam Chuck

Afghanistan

Australian Army

 

8  Dec 2019

Private Pugh George Davies

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Brunswick, Melbourne, VIC

9 Dec 2019

Lieutenant John William Wheeler

Vietnam

Australian Army

Cremorne,  NSW

10  Dec 2019

Private Leslie Walter Day

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Hamilton, Newcastle, NSW

11 Dec 2019

 

Private Horace Edward Young

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Mornington, Mornington Peninsula, VIC

12 Dec 2019

 

Flying Officer Clifton Stuart Dunn

Second World War

Royal Australian Air Force

Rylstone, NSW

13 Dec 2019

Trooper Douglas James Voyzey

Vietnam

Australian Army

Tamworth,  NSW

14 Dec 2019

Private John Mark Munn

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Naracoorte, SA

15 Dec 2019

Private Alexander Weingott

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Annandale, Sydney, NSW

16 Dec 2019

Lance Corporal Francis Oakenden Roberts

Second World War

Australian Army

Braidwood,  NSW

17 Dec 2019

Private Peter Herbert Feuins

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Adelaide, SA

18 Dec 2019

Sergeant David Emmett Coyne

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Marian, QLD

19 Dec 2019

Private William Davis

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Thirlmere, NSW

20 Dec 2019

Private Leslie James Arnall

Second World War

Australian Army

Laggan, NSW

21  Dec 2019

Trooper Harry Hoskin

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Winchelsea, VIC

22 Dec 2019

Corporal Vivian Robert Bailey

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Tamworth, NSW

23 Dec 2019

Squadron Leader Samuel George Proudfoot

Second World War

Australian Army

Sydney, NSW

24 Dec 2019

No ceremony scheduled

 

 

 

25 Dec 2019

Sergeant Herbert George Finch

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Marrickville, Sydney, NSW

26 Dec 2019

Lance Corporal Joseph Arthur Ahearn

Second World War

Australian Army

Sydney, NSW

27 Dec 2019

Private Waldemar Beck

and

Private Charles Emanuel Bonavia

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Perth, WA

28 Dec 2019

Private Lawrence Hawken

Second World War

Australian Army

Caulfield, VIC

29 Dec 2019

Trooper David Richard Kersey Nurthen

Second World War

Australian Army

Paddington, NSW

30 Dec 2019

Lance Corporal Cato Russell Haughton Dearlove

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Unley, SA

31 Dec 2019

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2020

 

January 2020

Name

Conflict

Service

Associated With

Date

Private Thomas Benjamin Galbraith

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Sydney, NSW

1 January 2020

Sergeant Thomas Leslie Barratt

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Bendigo, VIC

2 January 2020

Private Arthur James Pawley

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Kensington, VIC

3 January 2020

Captain Wilson Stewart

Second World War

Australian Army

Model Farms, NSW

4 January 2020

75th Anniversary HMAS Australia attacked by Kamakaze aircraft

Second World War

 

 

5 January 2020

Private Henry Matthews

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Bellarine, VIC

6 January 2020

Private James Valant Turner

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Kalgoorlie, WA

7 January 2020

Private David Glen Guthrie

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Peterhead, SA

8 January 2020

Private Gordon Maudsley Crane

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Strahan, TAS

9 January 2020

80th Anniversary 2nd AIF leaving Sydney

Second World War

 

 

10 January 2020

Gunner Kevin George Dolahenty

Second World War Australian Army   11 January 2020

Sergeant George Lowbridge

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Newcastle, NSW

12 January 2020

Lance Corporal Frederick William Reed

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Casterton, VIC

13  January 2020

Private Allan St Clair Galvin

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Tarcutta, NSW

14 January 2020

Private Hilton Clifford Price

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Sydney, NSW

15 January 2020

Private Henry Thomas Rapp

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Rappville, NSW

16 January 2020

Sergeant Harris Martin Sharp

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Tempe, Sydney, NSW

17 January 2020

Lieutenant Arthur Elton Tandy

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Ballarat, VIC

18 January 2020

Pilot Officer Russell Stuart Jack

Second World War

Royal Australian Air Force

Wangaratta, VIC

19 January 2020

Sergeant Donald Kelway Storrie

Second World War

Royal Australian Air Force

Melbourne, VIC

20  January 2020

Private Cecil Frederick Boothman

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Sydney, NSW

21 January 2020

Private Francis Rex Holmes

Second World War

Australian Army

Naracoorte, SA

22  January 2020

Lieutenant William Sydney Duchesne

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Manley, Sydney, NSW

23  January 2020

Gunner Arthur Roy Edwards

First World War Australian Imperial Force Hobart, TAS 24 January 2020

Corporal Frederick Arthur Thurston

First World War Australian Imperial Force Sydney, NSW 25 January 2020

Trooper Gordon John Farmer

First World War Australian Imperial Force Traralgon, VIC 26 January 2020

Private Thomas Francis Lynch

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Adelaide, SA

27  January 2020

75th Anniversary beginning of Sandakan Death Marches

Lance Sergeant Fred Lindsay Staggs

Second World War

Australian Army

Lismore, NSW

28  January 2020

Lieutenant Richard Hampden Guthrie

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Adelaide, SA

29  January 2020

Private Clifford Harrold Archibald

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Victoria Park, Adelaide, SA

30  January 2020

Private Joseph Edward Baylis

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Newtown, NSW

31  January 2020

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February 2020

Name

Conflict

Associated With

Service

Last Post Ceremony Date

Private William Feening

First World War

Penrith, NSW

Australian Imperial Force

1 February 2020

Driver Albert Oliver Norman First World War Bowral, NSW Australian Imperial Force 2 February 2020

Ceremony scheduled

      3 February 2020

Trooper Carl Adelt

First World War

Sydney, NSW

Australian Imperial Force

4 February 2020

Private Joseph Bottrall

First World War

Port Pirie, SA

Australian Imperial Force

5 February 2020

Flight Sergeant Frank Burton Elliott

Second World War

Mont Albert, VIC

Royal Australian Air Force

6 February 2020

Private Stephen Hertzog

First World War

Bethanga, VIC

Australian Imperial Force

7 February 2020

Gunner Andrew Richard Larkin

First World War

Casterton, VIC

Australian Imperial Force

8 February 2020

Sister Clarice Isobel Halligan

Second World War

Ballarat, VIC

Australian Army

9 February 2020

Ceremony scheduled

      10 February 2020

Major Thomas James Frizell

First World War

Strathfield, Sydney, NSW

Australian Imperial Force

11 February 2020

Private Vivian Vernon Godden

First World War

Euroa, VIC

Australian Imperial Force

12 February 2020

Sapper Archie Gordon Shepherd

Second World War Canberra, ACT Australian Imperial Force 13 February 2020

Flight Lieutenant Barry Mortimer Cox

First World War

Inglewood, VIC

Royal Australian Air Force

14 February 2020

Annual Fall of Singapore Last Post Ceremony

Private Gordon William Blair

Second World War

Kensington, NSW

Australian Imperial Force

15 February 2020

Corporal Thomas Arnold Freeman

First World War

Columboola, QLD

Australian Imperial Force

16 February 2020

Private Clarence Colin Munro

First World War

Gulargambone, NSW

Australian Imperial Force

17 February 2020

Sapper Allan Graham Pattison

Vietnam

Kadina, SA

Australian Army

18 February 2020

Corporal Thomas Bernard Sullivan

First World War

Southern Cross, WA

Australian Imperial Force

19 February 2020

Private Maurice Lewis Aarons

First World War

Broome, WA

Australian Imperial Force

20 February 2020

Flight Sergeant Geoffrey Hayman

Second World War

Sydney, NSW

Royal Australian Air Force

21 February 2020

Ceremony scheduled

      22 February 2020

Private Henry James Bartlett

First World War Sydney, NSW Australian Imperial Force 23 February 2020

Ceremony scheduled

      24 February 2020

Private Elson Robert Acland

First World War

Katoomba, NSW

Australian Imperial Force

25 February 2020

Private Colin William Bolitho

First World War

Sale,  Victoria

Australian Imperial Force

26 February 2020

HMAS Perth
Surgeon Lieutenant Commander Alleyne Charles Tregear

Second World War

Melbourne, VIC

Royal Australian Navy

27 February 2020

50th Anniversary of 8RAR’s Black Day in the Long Hais

Vietnam

 

 

28 February 2020

Corporal Albert Fergusson

First World War

Balmain, Sydney, NSW

Australian Imperial Force

29 February 2020

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March 2020

Name

Conflict

Associated With

Service

Last Post Ceremony Date

Ceremony scheduled

 

 

 

1 March 2020

Ceremony scheduled

 

 

 

2 March 2020

Private John Thomas Green

First World War

Shepparton, VIC

Australian Imperial Force

3 March 2020

Private Reuben Zula

First World War

Queenscliff, VIC

Australian Imperial Force

4 March 2020

Leading Aircraftman Edward John Harland

Second World War

Dubbo, NSW

Royal Australian Air Force

5 March 2020

Gunner Thomas Stevenson

First World War

Boorowa, NSW

Australian Imperial Force

6 March 2020

Trooper Harold Thomas Bell

First World War

Walpeup, VIC

Australian Imperial Force

7 March 2020

Sergeant Robert Nobel Rex Green

Second World War

Ingleburn, NSW

Australian Army

8 March 2020

Private Percy William Venning

First World War

Pinnaroo, SA

Australian Imperial Force

9 March 2020

Private Ronald Thomas Williamson

First World War

Camperdown, NSW

Australian Imperial Force

10 March 2020

Private Arvo Malakuas Tornroos

First World War

Leongatha, VIC

Australian Imperial Force

11 March 2020

Private Horace John Towers

First World War

Stockinbingal, NSW

Australian Imperial Force

12 March 2020

Private William Joseph Foster

Second World War

Glebe Point, NSW

Australian Army

13 March 2020

Private Joseph Cecil Roseman

First World War

Dalby, QLD

Australian Imperial Force

14 March 2020

Private Alfred James Woodman

Second World War

West Brunswick, VIC

Australian Army

15 March 2020

Corporal Harry Burgan Slee

First World War

Wallaroo, SA

Australian Imperial Force

16 March 2020

Lieutenant William James Spencer

First World War

Cooma, NSW

Australian Imperial Force

17 March 2020

Sergeant David John Anderson

First World War

Bendigo, VIC

Australian Imperial Force

18 March 2020

Private Roy Marr Bernays

First World War

Brisbane, QLD

Australian Imperial Force

19 March 2020

Ceremony scheduled

 

 

 

20 March 2020

Flight Sergeant Edward Thomas Summerson

Second World War

 

Royal Australian Air Force

21 March 2020

Private Walter Cooper

First World War

Gayndah, QLD

Australian Imperial Force

22 March 2020

Flying Officer Kenneth Lovett Ridings

Second World War

Adelaide, SA

Royal Australian Air Force

23 March 2020

Private Thomas William Sherrin

Second World War

Gilmore, NSW

Australian Army

24 March 2020

Private Gordon Miles Bennett

First World War

Ulverstone, TAS

Australian Imperial Force

25 March 2020

Lance Sergeant Francis William Sides

Second World War

Townsville, QLD

Australian Army

26 March 2020

Flight Sergeant Ronald Mansfield Oakes

Second World War

Longueville, NSW

Royal Australian Air Force

27 March 2020

Private Stanley Arthur Johnson

First World War

Marrickville, NSW

Australian Imperial Force

28 March 2020

Ceremony scheduled

 

 

 

29 March 2020

Pilot Officer Frank Leslie Oliver Thorn

Second World War

Thornbury, VIC

Royal Australian Air Force

30 March 2020

Ceremony scheduled

 

 

 

31 March 2020

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April 2020

 

Ceremony scheduled

 

 

 

1 April 2020

Lieutenant Paul John Kimlin

Indonesia, 2005

(Operation Sumatra Assist II)

Royal Australian Navy

Canberra, ACT

2 April 2020

Private William Vincent Hodgens

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Tothill Creek, SA

3 April 2020

Private Ernest Leslie Norman

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Mount Gambier, SA

4 April 2020

75th anniversary of the Battle of Slater’s Knoll

 

 

 

5 April 2020

Private Frederick William Abbott

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Alstonville, NSW

6 April 2020

Private John Leadbetter Thomson

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Mount Barker, SA

7 April 2020

Corporal Charles Oscar Zander

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Port Adelaide, SA

8 April 2020

Private Sylvester Sullivan

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Trangie, NSW

9 April 2020

Sergeant Robert Nelson Burgess

Second World War

Australian Army

Box Hill, VIC

10 April 2020

Private Brian Higgins and Trooper Thomas John Higgins

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Cooran, QLD

11 April 2020

Private James John Corrigan

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Quambatook, VIC

12 April 2020

Private Samuel Arthur Sly

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Lockhart, NSW

13 April 2020

Sergeant Duncan Arthur Allan

Second World War

Australian Army

Morayfield, QLD

14 April 2020

Lieutenant Glen George Baker

Second World War

Australian Army

Coorparoo, QLD

15 April 2020

Trooper Hubert Charles Rigby

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Coleraine, VIC

16 April 2020

Private Edward James Tapsall

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Coominya, QLD

17 April 2020

Private Alec Mann and Sergeant William Mann

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Home Hill, QLD

18 April 2020

Flight Lieutenant Raymond Harold Charles Sly

Second World War

Royal Australian Air Force

Sydney, NSW

19 April 2020

Private Randolph Adamson

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Newcastle, NSW

20 April 2020

Major Eric Winfield Connelly

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Bendigo, VIC

21 April 2020

Ceremony scheduled

 

 

 

22 April 2020

Corporal Walter Stanley Dawe

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Kadina, SA

23 April 2020

Second Lieutenant Ian George Mathers

Vietnam

Australian Army

Coburg, VIC

24 April 2020

Anzac Day

 

 

 

25 April 2020

Sergeant James Ham

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Denman, NSW

26 April 2020

Lieutenant Jack Stevenson Bowen

Second World War

Australian Army

Melbourne, VIC

27 April 2020

Private Menaham Mirmovitch

Second World War

Australian Army

Perth, WA

28 April 2020

Private Thomas Gray

Second World War

Australian Army

Morawa, WA

29 April 2020

Ceremony scheduled

 

 

 

30 April 2020

May 2020

 

75th anniversary of Landing on Tarakan

Second World War

 

 

1 May 2020

Ceremony scheduled

 

 

 

2 May 2020

Ceremony scheduled

 

 

 

3 May 2020

Ceremony scheduled

 

 

 

4 May 2020

Leading Aircraftman Edward John Harland

Second World War

Royal Australian Air Force

Dubbo, NSW

5 May 2020

Sister Irene Melville Drummond

Second World War

Australian Army Nursing Service

Broken Hill, NSW

6 May 2020

75th anniversary Victory in Europe Day

 

Private Lawrence Phillip Saywell

Second World War

Australian Army

Sydney, NSW

7 May 2020

Flying Officer David John Sandell

Second World War

Royal Australian Air Force

Sydney, NSW

8 May 2020

Flight Sergeant Ronald Oakley Sandell

Second World War

Royal Australian Air Force

Sydney, NSW

9 May 2020

Private Eric Arnold Sandell

Second World War

Australian Army

Sydney, NSW

10 May 2020

75th anniversary Battle of Wewak

 

 

 

11 May 2020

Second Lieutenant Herbert Abraham Ansell

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

St Kilda, VIC

12 May 2020

Private Gilbert Roy Evans

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Macquarie Plains, TAS

13 May 2020

Ceremony scheduled

 

 

 

14 May 2020

Trooper Stanley Hick

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Shepparton, VIC

15 May 2020

Private Norbert Leo Smyth

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Perth, WA

16 May 2020

Private Charles Stephen Haughey

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Armadale, WA

17 May 2020

Flying Officer Sydney Louis Anderson

Second World War

Royal Australian Air Force

Melbourne, VIC

18 May 2020

Trooper George David Burns

Second World War

Australian Army

Wondai, QLD

19 May 2020

Ceremony scheduled

 

 

 

20 May 2020

Major John Ferguson Chambers

Second World War

Australian Army

Toorak, VIC

21 May 2020

Private William Swainger

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Abbotsford, VIC

22 May 2020

Private Henry Robert Elsden

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Kaniva, VIC

23 May 2020

Ceremony scheduled

 

 

 

24 May 2020

Private Harrie Nathan Jemmett

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Cootamundra, NSW

25 May 2020

Private James Duggan

Boer War

Queensland Imperial Bushmen

Brisbane, QLD

26 May 2020

Private John Thomas Huckle

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Euabalong, NSW

27 May 2020

Private William Francis Green

First World War

Australian Imperial Force

Shepparton, VIC

28 May 2020

Ceremony scheduled

 

 

 

29 May 2020

Ceremony scheduled

 

 

 

30 May 2020

Ceremony scheduled

 

 

 

31 May 2020