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Pamphlet - 50th anniversary memorial service, order of service

From the Collection of Australian Commando Association (Victoria) The Association does not have a museum or address available to the public. Victoria

Description
A4 sheet folded to four page A5 pamphlet, pastel paper, showing logo of 1st Commando Regiment Association (Victoria).
Size
A5, 145 by 210 mm.
Object Registration
0111
Keywords
shrine of remembrance-melbourne-50th anniversary-rip incident- commando tragedy-2 commando company-queenscliff
Historical information
The pamphlet gives the order of proceedings for a service held on 17 February 2010, at the Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne, to mark the 50th anniversary of the 'Rip incident' involving 75 Commandos with three deaths and a number of injuries.
Significance
The service was a mark of respect to the lost men and their families; it was a tragic, but significant, event in the history of the relatively new Commando unit, remembered by former serving members.
Inscriptions & Markings
Shrine of Remembrance Melbourne logo on back cover.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:08AM