Tag Archives: roll of honour

New panels go up at the War Memoral

By 30 August 2013 FEATURED ARTICLE

The War Memorial has announced the installation of new bronze panels bearing the names of the dead to add non-warlike operational fatalities:
A historic decision was made by the Council of the Memorial on 6 March 2013 to amend the criteria for the Roll of Honour to include Defence personnel who have died in non-warlike operations.
The [...]

War Memorial rolls over on peacekeepers on the Roll of Honour


The War Memorial have announced they’re giving up the fight to restrict their Roll of Honour to war service:
Today the Council of the Australian War Memorial decided that all Australian servicemen and servicewomen who die on operational service, including non-warlike operations, will be included on the Roll of Honour.
At its meeting in November 2012, [...]

War Memorial says no to peacekeepers on the Roll of Honour

By 13 November 2012

Despite a spirited campaign to include peacekeepers on the War Memorial’s Roll of Honour the board has announced it’s thinking on maintaining the status quo:
Today, the Memorial has three honour rolls commemorating those servicemen and women who have given their lives for this country: the Roll of Honour, the Commemorative Roll, and the Remembrance Book.
The [...]

Should training accidents count for the roll of honour?

By 9 February 2011

The Herald Sun has a story on the mother of the late Lance-Corporal Mason Edwards who wants her son to be included in the War Memorial’s Roll of Honour here in Canberra after he died in training for his third deployment to Afghanistan:
The Roll of Honour records the names of those who have died [...]

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