Remembering The Battle of Singapore – 8-15 Feb 1942

Peter Herriman   February 16, 2017
Surrender of Singapore 15th Feb 1942

ABC news has published an absorbing article entitled the ‘Fall of Singapore: Australian POWs’ oral history charts memories of defeat and imprisonment’. Read it here It is an interesting article into an era that less have heard about, It resulted in the Japanese capture of Singapore and the largest surrender of British-led military personnel in history. The article includes such gems… Read more »

2015 Remembrance Day – Eudunda

Peter Herriman   November 11, 2015
2015 Remembrance Day - Sandra Hausler - Eudunda Red Cross

A small gathering of residents, including school children assembled at 11am on September 11th 2015 to commemorate “Remembrance Day” at the Eudunda War Memorial. The proceedings were a  short Service, hymns and wreath laying in memory of those who sacrificed so much so that Australian’s could live in a free country. The Australian War Memorial has a good reference on “Remembrance Day”… Read more »

18th August Vietnam Veterans Day

Peter Herriman   July 15, 2015
Vietnam Veterans Day - 18th August

If you haven’t seen the documentary on YouTube before “Battle of Long Tan Documentary narrated by Sam Worthington Vietnam War” It is well worth the hour and 40 minutes as you get an understanding of Australian’s in Action. We Will Remember Them! Another great resource to start with is the website: Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia Inc

2015 ANZAC Day

Peter Herriman   March 15, 2015
President John Stephens at Rememberance Day 2012 Eudunda

ANZAC Services – In this area Eudunda Dawn Service – 6:15am Robertstown RSL – 9:30am Eudunda Hostel – 10:30am ANZAC Day – Eudunda There will be a short service and afterward a Cuppa and Bikie at the Eudunda RSL Rooms. Great works have happened at the Memorial Gardens to make extra room for everyone – so please come along. The paving… Read more »