Virtual War Memorial Australia
Virtual War Memorial Australia is an outstanding commemorative collection, purpose built to honour the personal experiences of all those who have served the nation in times of conflict, from the Boer War through to Afghanistan. It pays special honour to those who lost their lives as a result of their service and equally honours those who returned, forever changed.
"The only memorial which could be worthy of them was the bare uncoloured story of their part in the war." CEW Bean
To be the digital commemorative platform of choice in Australia, acknowledged for its integrity and its ability to engage and educate.
To be the digital commemorative platform of choice in Australia. To provide a worthy home, in perpetuity, for the personal stories, records and memorabilia of individuals who served the nation in times of war and armed conflict supporting a deeper understanding of the impact of service on those who served, their families and communities.
To honour and commemorate all who served the nation in time of war and armed conflict from the Boer War to Afghanistan including peacekeeping missions.
General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK AC(Mil) CVO MC (Retd)
Associate Professor Susan J Neuhaus AM CSC
The Honourable Sir Eric Neal AC CVO
Graham Cornes OAM
Steve Larkins OAM (Community & Commemoration Ambassador)
Robert Manton (Government & Defence Relationships)
Michael von Berg MC OAM
Virtual War Memorial Ltd Board
Peter L Williams (Chairman & Treasurer)
John Baker ESM (Deputy Chairman)
Sharyn Roberts (Secretary)
Virtual War Memorial Team
Chief Executive Officer Sharyn Roberts
Technology Manager Achilles Vafiadis
Schools Program Manager Kathleen Johnson
Communications Officer Nicholas Egan
Principal Researcher, Historian, Author Robert S Kearney OAM JP
Research & History Advisor Dr David Rafferty
SME Memorials Faithe Jones