Featured Story

Featured Story

The FEATURED STORY pays tribute to a person, and or event, connected to 1 W.A.G.S Ballarat.

The story commemorates the valiant RAAF 1 W.A.G.S trainees who served in WW2 in all theatres of war – those who lost their lives and those who returned.

 

The FEATURED STORY honours  - 

The Arch of Victory Ballarat - Centenary June 1920 to 2020

The world was still reeling from the effect of the global Spanish flu pandemic when His Royal Highness Prince Edward, the Prince of Wales, officially opened Ballarat's Arch of Victory on June 2nd, 1920.  Now, exactly 100 years later, centenary celebrations are being limited by the COVID-19 pandemic.

1 W.A.G.S Memorial is proud to Feature The Arch of Victory with information and iconic photos of the Arch, the Avenue of Honour and the official opening by HRH The Prince of Wales.

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Acknowledgements

UBC Web DesignAustralian War MemorialCity of BallaratNational Archives of AustraliaRSL Virtual War MemorialDepartment of Veterans+39 Affairs