The Anzac Memorial

Honouring service and sacrifice
A physical expression of the spirit and legend of the Anzac — Honouring service, and the Courage, Endurance, and Sacrifice by all servicemen, servicewomen and their families.

On this day

On this day
26 June

1916 – Australian Private John William Alexander Jackson , 17th Battalion, originally from Gunbar, New South Wales, is awarded a VC, south-east of Bois Grenier, near Armentières, France.

1956 - Men of the 3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, attacked a Communist camp near Sungei Siput in Perak, Malaya. Three of the Communists were killed in the fight.