Today's Honour Roll

Today's Honour Roll recognizes 240 Australians who fell on this day in history.
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Name Date of Death Conflict
DELANTY, Garnet, Meghar 17 Oct 1918 World War 1
SIMCOCK, William Harold 17 Oct 1917 World War 1
WOMAL, Norman James (MID) 17 Oct 1966 Vietnam War
AYLIFFE, Maurice 17 Oct 1918 World War 1
SLATER, Marshall James 17 Oct 1917 World War 1

Don't Forget Me Cobber Lunch - A Message of Thanks


Left to right: Dr Brendan Nelson, Robert Kearney, Stuart Smith, Andrew Blackman, Carolyn Bock, Dr Lane Hinchcliffe, Helen Hopkins

To all those who attended the lunch on 12 October 2018 the Board and staff of Virtual War Memorial Australia thank you most sincerely for your support.

The lunch was a resounding success in no small part due to the committed, passionate and talented ensemble cast who together delivered a compelling, exceptionally moving and memorable presentation under the direction of Andrew Blackman.

Heartfelt thanks go to:

        Andrew Blackman - Actor and Artistic Director, Complete Works Theatre

        The Hon Dr Brendan Nelson AO - Director, Australian War Memorial

        Major General Stuart Smith AO DSC - Former Deputy Chief of Joint Operations

        Dr Lane Hinchcliffe - Doctor, Musician, Author

        Helen Hopkins & Carolyn Bock - Actors, Writers and Co-Founders of the Shift Theatre

        Robert ‘Dogs’ Kearney OAM - Historian, Author, Mentor

Thanks also to our wonderful event sponsors who made a major contribution to the success of day:

       Adelaide Oval

       Warren Randall (Seppeltsfield)


       The AVOCA Hotel.

A special thank you to Andrew Young (Cooper at Seppeltsfield) for the amazing oak barrel; James Fitzroy for his stunning prints; Peter Teakle Wines for the fabulous Port Lincoln package; Adelaide Oval for the dining voucher at the Hill of Grace Restaurant and the Oval Roof Climb vouchers; Veterans SA for Valour & Violets; Bob Kearney and Digital Print Australia for copies of Raid on Celtic Wood and the AVOCA Hotel for the wine and dining packages.

We look forward to your continuing support and ask you to hold Thursday 8 August 2019 for the next Don’t Forget me Cobber lunch.