Learning with the Anzac Memorial

Creative, inquiry led and object-based learning, linked to the NSW Curriculum. Our aim is to share the skills and resources within the Anzac Memorial and provide opportunities for students and teachers to explore our history, artwork, artefacts and architecture in creative and engaging ways.

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On this day

On this day
21 January

1941 — Australian 6th Division troops began the attack on the well-fortified port city of TOBRUK, Libya. HMA Ships STUART, VAMPIRE, and VOYAGER were also involved in the attack

1942 — Japanese submarine I-124 was sunk by HMAS DELORAINE in the Arafura Sea. I-124 had been engaged in mine-laying and shipping attacks.  LCDR D Menlove was awarded a Distinguished Service Order for gallantry as CO of DELORAINE. This was the first warship of the Japanese Navy to fall victim to the RAN in the Second World War

1965 — The Malaysian Government made a direct request for assistance during the INDONESIAN CONFRONTATION. The Australian Government agreed and 3 RAR was subsequently deployed