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 Open invitation to join us for the 

75th Anniversary of the Kokoda Campaign

 11:00 am Saturday 26th August 

Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne

in the presence of our WW2 Veterans

After this you are invited to join with our veterans for a very special luncheon at the RACV Club, 501 Bourke Street, Melbourne.

Guest Speaker Major General Michael Jeffery AC, AO(Mil), CVO, MC, 

 Entertainment by Eddie Lewis, including Slim Dusty’s tribute song to our veterans, ‘Kokoda Track’.

Tickets and details of the lunch at  

 $100 per head, inclusive of a 2-course meal with drinks and lucky seat prizes

 RSVP: Tuesday the 1st August, 2017.

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The combined committee of the 39th, 2/14 & 2/16th Associations continues to work towards delivering a wonderful Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Kokoda Campaign at 1100 Saturday 26 August 2017 at the Shrine of Remembrance, Melbourne.

 The Governor of Victoria is now confirmed as a guest. We have invited a number of other dignitaries and special guests and are waiting on confirmation for those. Of course the most special guests of all will be our veterans who served in the battles of the Kokoda Trail. All other veterans are invited to attend and commemorate this special day in Australian history.

 Following the service there will be a luncheon at the RACV Club in Bourke St. Melbourne. That will be open to Battalion Association members and friends at a cost of $100 pp. There is no cost for our veterans.  Lunch will include meeting the veterans, an army band, a keynote speaker and Kokoda memorabilia for each person.  Bookings are availanle through the 39th Battalion Association website  and discount parking is available at the RACV club.

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