Reserve Forces Day Parade

A marching band parades across the Memorial' northern forecourt. Defence Personnel salute as they pass.
Sunday 2nd July 2017, 10:00am

Reserve Forces Day is celebrated across Australia.  The Reserve Forces Day Council will hold a parade on the Memorial's Northern Forecourt to recognise serving and former Reservists and to thank families and employers for their support.

 

Presenter
Reserve Forces Day Council
On this day
19 December

1941 — HMS NEPTUNE sank after hitting a mine off TRIPOLI. There was only one survivor from a crew of 717. Among the dead were 2 Royal Australian Navy sailors

1944 — Battle of ADELE RIVER, a series of patrolling actions in southern Bougainville, carried out by troops of the 15th Infantry Battalion

1951 — HMAS SYDNEY completed a tour of operations off the west coast of KOREA. Aircraft from SYDNEY left no operable railway lines in its area of operations, significantly disrupting enemy supply lines