Contact Us: The Anzac Memorial Centenary Project

If you would like more information about the Anzac Memorial Centenary Project you can contact the Office for Veterans' Affairs within the NSW Department of Justice

Telephone: 02 8061 9288
Email: veteransaffairs@veterans.nsw.gov.au

On this day
25 June

1916 — PTE J. JACKSON won a Victoria Cross near Bois Grenier, Armentieres, France. He had entered the Army under-aged and after service on GALLIPOLI, he moved to France. His patrol entered enemy lines but then withdrew. Jackson moved from a safe position to recover wounded men until he was hit and subsequently lost an arm

1950 — The North Korean Peoples Army invaded South Korea, beginning the three-year-long Korean War