Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge place a poppy flower into the World War I Wall of Remembrance during their visit to the Australian War Memorial on ANZAC Day on April 25 2014
Corporal Benjamin Roberts-Smith VC, awarded the Victoria Cross, Australia's highest military honour, for his service in Afghanistan. On 11 June 2010, as part of a Special Operations Task Group, Cpl Roberts-Smith exposed his own position to draw fire away from his patrol, storming the enemy position, allowing his patrol to lift the weight of fire from other Australian troops.
Pip, Squeak and Wilfred are the affectionate names given to the three WW1 campaign medals — The 1914 Star or 1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal respectively. These medals were primarily awarded to the Old Contemptibles (B.E.F.). and by convention all three medals are worn together and in the same order from left to right when viewed from the front.
Anzac Day is a national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand, commemorated by both countries on 25 April every year to honour the members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who fought at Gallipoli in the Ottoman Empire during World War I. It now more broadly
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