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
21 July

1942 — Japanese forces landed at GONA, New Guinea, with the intention of capturing Port Moresby by an overland route. This was the beginning of the campaign on the KOKODA TRACK

1942 — Coastwatcher SBLT C. L. PAGE, RANVR, was escorted by the Japanese to Nemboe Island, in the Solomon Islands, where he was executed

1969 — A USN Unit Commendation was awarded to HMAS PERTH for “exceptionally meritorious service” in Vietnam