Why use the words "opened by a grandson of the Queen"
The Trustees have remained faithful to the intent of the veterans involved in the Memorial’s original design and construction... No spaces within the Memorial’s new Centenary Extension are named.

On this day

On this day
24 April

1918 — Second Battle of VILLERS-BRETONNEUX began. Australian and British troops fought to regain the town that had been captured just three weeks earlier. There were 1469 Australian casualties, many due to mustard gas

1918 — LT C. SADLIER won a Victoria Cross for his inspirational gallantry during the battle at Villers-Bretonneux