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Pamphlet - Unveiling ceremony Commando Commemorative cairn Tidal River 15 November 1964

From the Collection of Australian Commando Association (Victoria) Victoria

Description
2 sheet quarto (four sides) white semi-glossy paper with black type and logo.
Order of service.
Size
[ 185 by 250 mm ]
Object Registration
505
Keywords
tidal river wilsons promontory commando memorial cairn ww2 honour rolls post-ww2 national
Historical information
This was the "Order of service" for the inaugural unveiling of the WW2 Commando Cairn at Tidal River, Victoria. Lt General Sir Edmund Herring, Lt Governor of Victoria addressed the assembly, 2 Commando Company soldiers were the Guard of Honour, and the 4/19 PWLH Regt band played.
When Made
1964
Made By
Unknown
Significance
This was the first official memorial to WW2 Commandos, located at Wilsons Promontory where the Commando units were first trained. A memorial ceremony is held in November each year since 1964. Honour rolls of WW2 and post-WW2 Commandos who died in battle or training were added in 2011.
Inscriptions & Markings
Nil
Last updated
6 May 2018 at 10:21AM