Category Archives: The Shrine

Fromelles Day Commemorations, Wednesday 19 July

Fromelles Day Commemoration, Wednesday 19 July, Sydney All FFFAIF members, friends and descendants and members of the public are invited to attend the Commemoration of the 101st anniversary of the Battle of Fromelles to be held at the ANZAC Memorial, … Continue reading

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Commemoration of the Battle of Fromelles 19-20 July 1916

Sydney: 10:15 at the Archibald Fountain, Hyde Park for 10:30 Solemn Procession to the ANZAC Memorial for 11:00 Commemorative Service Tuesday 19 July 2016 The Families and Friends of the First AIF invite you to attend the 100th Anniversary Commemoration of The Battle of … Continue reading

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Ross McMullin’s new book

FFFAIF member Ross McMullin has added another interesting publication to his every  list of books: Farewell, Dear People – biographies of Australia’s lost generation. Publisher Scribes Publications described the book as: For Australia, a new nation with a relatively small population, … Continue reading

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Melbourne: Over the Top

Join FFFAIF member Chris Bryett at The Shrine of Remembrance Melbourne on Friday 16th April at 2pm as he presents the tales of Harry Harnett from the Great War. Harry Hartnett joined the Australian Imperial Force in September 1915 at … Continue reading

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The Shrine

THE SHRINE OF REMEMBRANCE MELBOURNE DECLARED A NATIONAL MEMORIAL Photo: The Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne. 11 November 1934 [State Library of Victoria] The Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne was dedicated 75 years ago on 11 November 1934. The Shrine of … Continue reading

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The Shrine presents….

The following recordings from public programs held at the Shrine of Remembrance Melbourne are available for download. Photo: Lambis Englezos (left) and Tim Whitford [Tim Whitford] Don’t Forget Me Cobber: Discovering the Men of Fromelles presented by Mr. Lambis Englezos and … Continue reading

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*Gallipoli Podcasts

Melbourne’s Shrine of Remembrance  conducts regular public lectures on a range of war related topics.  Photo: Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne. [H. MacDonald] Recordings of many of talks are available to download, for a limited time, from the internet or by … Continue reading

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Member Talk at Shrine

Mike Goodwin at the Shrine FFFAIF member Mike Goodwin will be speaking at the Melbourne Shrine of Remembrance on Friday 13 March. Mike is the co-ordinator of Mackay North State School’s “Lest We Forget” History Project which has run in … Continue reading

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