2018 Bomber Command’s 11th Year of Commemoration
Canberra Ceremony was held on SUNDAY June 3
Photos can be found on the AWM’s Flickr site
Commemorative Ceremonies in other States
Bomber Command Commemoration and Wreathlaying Ceremony
The Ceremony this year Was mounted by the Australian Flying Corps and Royal Australian Air Force Association ( NSW Division Inc) in conjunction in partnership with the Bomber Command Association of Australia NSW Inc
SUNDAY 27 May 2018
Cenotaph Martin Place
Guest Speaker Air Chief Marshal Sir Angus Houston AK, AFC ( Ret’d)
Former Chief of the Defence Force and Patron of Bomber Command Association in Australia Inc
Photos to be posted.
The Service was dead in the Western Gallery at the Shrine of Remembrance on Sunday June 10th was presented to a full congregation keen to remember and honour those who served in Bomber Command during World War 2.
Master of Ceremonies Michael Veitch reminded us of the words of the late author and veteran Don Charlewood who said he often pondered the loss of what might have been had the fallen been able to fulfil their potential as scientists, artists and politicians.
Guest speaker Air Commodore Glen Braz CSC DSM paid eloquent tribute to our veterans, past and present.
The ceremony continued with the laying of wreaths and was completed with a flyover by both the RAAF Museum Point Cook and the Royal Victorian Aero Club.
Saturday 02 June, 2018
Air Force Memorial
Torrens Parade Ground
The Royal Australian Air Force Association (SA Division) and the Royal Australian Air Force conducted a Bomber Command Commemoration Service on Saturday 02 June at the Air Force Memorial, Torrens Parade Ground.