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The Last Post A Ceremony of Love, Loss and Remembrance at the Australian War Memorial

by Emma Campbell

The Last Post A Ceremony of Love, Loss and Remembrance at the Australian War Memorial Synopsis

Every day hundreds of people gather at the Australian War Memorial to hear a personal story of love, loss, service and sacrifice. The Last Post profiles some of the 102,800 soldiers whose names are listed on the Memorial's Roll of Honour; it explores how and why we commemorate, and the role of the Australian War Memorial in national remembrance. Sales Points: a poignant selection selection from the Australian War Memorial's Last Post Ceremony richly illustrated with photographs taken at each event, as well as historical photographs The Australian War Memorial is the most-visited museum in Australia and this book demonstrates its central role in national commemoration.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781742235783
Publication date: 1st August 2018
Author: Emma Campbell
Publisher: NewSouth Publishing
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 224 pages
Categories: Memorials & rolls of honour, Military history,

About Emma Campbell

Emma Campbell is a researcher and writer in the Australian War Memorial's Military History section. After working as a journalist in Australia and overseas, Emma joined the Memorial as a media relations officer and was managing editor of Wartime magazine from 2013 to 2017.

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