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    Celebrating 150 Years of the Royal Australian Artillery

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    Posted by Military Shop on Jul 30, 2021 1:08:17 PM

    This Sunday, 1st August 2021, the Royal Regiment of Australian Artillery will commemorate 150 continuous years of Australian Artillery.

    Since 1871, Australian Artillery Gunners have served and protected our Nation and its communities – from our Colonial forerunners to the Commonwealth of Australia of today.

    To celebrate this significant event the Royal Regiment of Australian Artillery will conduct a commemorative services and synchronised National Salute across Australia. The Head of Regiment and the Representative Colonel Commandant of the Royal Australian Artillery encourage Gunners, past and present, along with colleagues, families and friends, to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Australian Artillery firepower.

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    Soldiers from the Australian Army's 1st Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery, engage a target with M777 Howitzer rounds during the firepower demonstration at Shoalwater Bay Training Area, Queensland, as part of Exercise Talisman Sabre 2021. (Photo by Corporal Madhur Chitnis)

    In recognition of the Royal Regiment of Australian Artillery 150th Anniversary the Australian War Memorial will live stream their Last Post ceremony on 1st August 2021 which is dedicated to Corporal Frank Oswald Matt who served during WW1 and was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal.

    You can view the live stream of the Australian War Memorial Last Post ceremony commencing at 4:45pm using the link below or by visiting the website of either the Royal Australian Artillery Historical Company or the Australian Artillery Association: https://awm.gov.au/commemoration/last-post-ceremony

    We salute all past and serving Australian gunners and to celebrate, get 10% off for the whole month of August, including custom-made rings, flasks, and decanters (excluding limited edition items) on all RAA merchandise. Discount applied at checkout.

       

    Topics: RAA150, #AUS_ARTY150

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