Sun, 02 July|
Queensland Maritime Museum
Rimau, Commando & SF Day
78TH COMMEMORATIVE SERVICE IN HONOR OF THE OP RIMAU OPERATORS (Z SPECIAL UNIT ) EXECUTED FOLLOWING THE RAID DURING WORLD WAR 2
Time & Location
02 July, 10:45 am – 12:30 pm
Queensland Maritime Museum, 412 Stanley St, South Brisbane QLD 4101, Australia
About the event
Queensland Maritime Museum, Southbank, Brisbane
SUNDAY 2ND OF JULY, 2023
On behalf of all members of the Australian Commando Association Queensland we extend this invitation to you to honour those who made the ultimate sacrifice on OPERATION RIMAU in 1944/45.
The 23 members of Z Special Unit, Services Reconnaissance Department (SRD), Special Operations Australia (SOA) during WW2 launched this raid against Japanese shipping in Singapore Harbour.
This invitation includes all past and present serving veterans, members, families, friends, and carers.
Guests are requested to arrive at 10:45 hrs for a 11:00 hrs start, Sunday 2nd of July, 2023
Aboard HMAS Diamantina, Queensland Maritime Museum, Southbank Brisbane
Her Excellency, The Honourable Dr Jeannette Young AC, PSM, Governor Of Queensland
Leader of the Opposition the Honourable Peter Dutton, MP Federal member for Dickson
Special Operations Commander Australia MAJGEN Paul Kenny DSC DSM
Commander of the 1st Division MAJGEN Scott Winter AM
National President of the RSL and National President of ACA MAJGEN Greg Melick AO RFD SC (retd)
Commanding Officers and Regimental Sergeant Majors from 1st and 2nd Commando Regiments
Vice Patron ACA Qld, Mr Doug Baird, father of CPL Cameron Baird VC. MG. Vice
Surviving WW2 Members
Lounge Suit, Medals & Unit/Association Beret/Headdress for those who have them.
Floral wreaths are welcome. If you wish to lay a wreath, please advise the Secretary at email@example.com or phone John on 0434225877
A light lunch will be available from 1200hrs in the Luncheon Room, Queensland Maritime Museum.
This will be followed by drinks at the Ship Inn in Southbank.
Please RSVP to the Secretary John no later than
Monday 26th of June 2023 by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 0434 225 877 to inform us that you and any guests are attending.