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
8 July

1941 — Troops of 17 Brigade continued fighting against Vichy French troops in Syria, leading to the capture of Beirut

1942 — 13 Wellington bombers of 460 Squadron, RAAF, took part in a night-time bombing raid on the major German port of Wilhelmshaven, severely damaging the ship-building yards