Month: September 2018

CENTENARY OF ARMISTICE – VICTORIA CROSS EXHIBITION – THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN STORY.

Featuring six original Victoria Crosses on display.
Largest exhibition in Australia outside of the Australian War Memorial.
August 8th – November 11th, 2018.
Australian Army Museum of Western Australia.
Artillery Barracks.
Burt Street, Fremantle.
10.30am – 3.00pm last entry 1.00pm.
Wednesday – Sunday

Commemorating the centenary of the last 100 Days leading to the Armistice of November 11th, 1918, the Australian Army Museum of Western Australia will present a special exhibition of Victoria Crosses. Each of the six original Victoria Crosses together with the story of their recipient and the action resulting in the award will be featured.

As part of the display, the replica medal groups, photos and citations of all Western Australians awarded the Victoria Cross from Frederick Bell in South Africa 1901 to Ben Roberts-Smith in Afghanistan in 2010 will also be displayed.

Standard Museum entry fees apply.

www.armymuseumwa.com.au – Ph: 9430 2535.

The Army Reserve unit, A Squadron,10th Light Horse, along with Bushmasters and six wheeler vehicles operated by the unit, visited the Museum in October 2017.