Commemoration of Battles at FSBs Coral and Balmoral May ’68

Commemoration of Battles at FSBs Coral and Balmoral May ’68

A memorial service for FSBs Coral and Balmoral 50th Anniversary will be held at the Vietnam Forces Memorial, Anzac Pde Canberra on Sunday 13th May 2018.
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There will be the normal dignitaries as well as VIP service personnel. Each branch of a service may have a represenative in the VIP section.
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The service is open to all serving personnel, ex service personnel and the general public.
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1100 – Commence National Service
1200 – Conclusion of Nation Service
1200 – 1300 – movement to National Convention Centre
1300 – commencement of reception 
1500 – Conclusion of reception
1500 – 1600 – movement to Australian War Memorial
1600 – 1655 – non allocated time at AWM (approx. 1 hrs)
1655-   Close Last Post Ceremony at AWM
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(The Last Post Ceremony will be for an ARMY person, yet to be named).
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Names/numbers are required for catering purposes.
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The reception menu has not been finalised but it will not include alcohol at DVA expense.
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Other memorial services will be held in:
Adelaide VVFA  12th May 2018. Torrens Parade Ground Victoria Drive Adelaide
Melbourne VVAA at the Shrine of Remembrance 
Townsville 1RAR   17th May 2018. Cenotaph in Anzac Memorial, The Strand
Townsville  3RAR   26th May 2018. Lavarack Barracks
 
Upcoming Last Post Ceremonies:
The Last Post Ceremony is streamed every day from 1655 AEST at https://www.awm.gov.au/commemoration/last-post-ceremonylive stream.
 
The Last Post Ceremony at the AWM on 30th January 2018 will remember Lieutenant Anthony Austin Casadio of the RANHFV.
The Last Post Ceremony at the AWM on 18th August 2018 will remember Petty Officer O’Brian Cedric Ignatious Phillips of the RANHFV.
Regards,
Alex McGown
President 
Naval Association of Australia  ACT
02 62586167
0428 301 187
amcgown@bigpond.net.au