The annual Bomber Command Commemorative ceremony will be held at
11:00am on Sunday 6th June 2021
Bomber Command Memorial, Australian War Memorial
The ceremony serves to commemorate those who served in Bomber Command as air or ground crew, as well as the ongoing recognition to the veterans of WWII Bomber Command.
The Ceremony is open to all who wish to attend, however please note that due to COVID restrictions seating is limited and you will need to register for a free ticket to reserve your seat.
This year the Last Post Ceremony will be on Wednesday 2nd June at 4.45 pm when the Australian War Memorial will commemorate the service of an RAAF member who flew in Bomber Command. You will need Last Post Ceremony tickets to attend the ceremony, available at the Australian War Memorials’ Last Post Ceremony page. Australian’s Federation Guard will be present at this ceremony.
Please note that for this year, the Last Post Ceremony will be on the preceding Wednesday as from the 4th to the 9th June, the Last Post Ceremony will be remembering those lost in the Vietnam War on the 50th anniversary of Operation Overlord, including the Battle of Long Khánh — one of Australia’s last major operations in the Vietnam War.
The Foundation is also looking at holding an informal Meet and Greet on Saturday night and have reserved a limited number of tables at Poppy’s Café following the ceremony where you will be able to order from the café menu. If you are interested in attending either the Meet and Greet or Poppy’s Café functions, please let us know as soon as possible by submitting your RSVP to help in our planning. We will provide those who have indicated an interest with further details.