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Photograph - Inaugural march at Tidal River

From the Collection of Australian Commando Association (Victoria) Victoria

Description
Rectangular colour glossy print photograph of former WW2 Commandos marching at Tidal River.
Size
90 by 125 mm.
Object Registration
503
Keywords
ww2 commando memorial cairn - ww2 commando memorial - victorian governor - lieutenant general sir edmund herring - national commando memorial - tidal river
Historical information
The WW2 Commando memorial cairn was unveiled at Tidal River on 15 November 1964. Former WW2 Commandos march under their Association banner to the cairn for the dedication ceremony.
Significance
This was the first dedication of a significant WW2 Commando memorial. The Victorian Governor, Lieutenant General Sir Edmund Herring, unveiled the Commemorative Cairn that has become the de facto national Commando memorial.
Inscriptions & Markings
From Don Bergman
Last updated
6 May 2018 at 10:16AM