81st Anniversary of the Bombing of Darwin Commemoration Service
Sunday 19th February 2023 marked the 81st Anniversary of the Bombing of Darwin. In 2023, to enable schools to attend the commemoration, the service was held on Monday 20th February. It was with the support of the Veterans Council of Victoria; the Melbourne Branch of the Darwin Defenders 1942-45 was able to hold the service on the forecourt of the Shrine of Remembrance. Read more...
Vale Alan Richard Day KJSJ, KAIM
It is with sadness that we share the news of Alan Day’s passing on the 25th July 2022.
Alan had reached his 100 years in February this year and he was absolutely thrilled with all the official recognition – especially the card from the Queen!
In early June, Robyn, Michele and I (from the Darwin Defenders 1942-45 Melbourne group) were able to visit him at Vasey RSL Care at Frankston South for a special Air Force Association Centenary presentation. Read more...