Our stories
Read to understand the Memorial’s enduring significance to the people of NSW.

Today the Anzac Memorial stands proudly as one of the state’s most significant cultural and commemorative institutions continuing in its original purpose as a war memorial and as a place of commemoration, remembrance, education and reflection. Read about the Memorial, its collection and the people who have made it possible

On this day

On this day
14 November

1917— The end of the 3rd. Battle of  YPRES. Australian troops had been involved in this area for 3 1/2 months and suffered heavy losses in places such as MENIN ROAD, POLYGON WOOD and PASSCHENDAELE.

1944— LCDR S DARLING RANVR was awarded a Distinguished Service Cross for the second time in 7 days for his actions while in command of anti-submarine operations in the Atlantic Ocean