Ceremony - Battle of Amiens
The Battle of Amiens, 8th August
1918, was one of the most successful advances made by Allied forces during
the WWI. The efforts of the ANZAC Corps were orchestrated by
General John Monash and
would be much lauded as an example of combined arms warfare in a conflict mostly
remembered for the stalemate of trench warfare. Each year at 8am on the 8th of
August a service is held at the
Shrine of Remembrance to mark this battle and remember the men who fought
Various events throughout Victoria with a solemn ceremony at the Shrine of Remembrance conducted by various dignitaries and including the traditional minute's silence at 11am.
The parade runs northbound on St Kilda Road (on the park side of the road) between Dorcas St and Linlithgow Avenue.
Anzac Day March
The annual march along Swanston Street and St Kilda Road to the Shrine.
Anzac Day Dawn Service
The traditional atmospheric service at the Shrine.