Event

Battle of the Coral Sea

Commemorative Lunch

Battle of the Coral Sea memorial ceremony at the museum with military personel

This special annual event commemorates the 76th anniversary of the World War II Battle of the Coral Sea between Australian, US and Japanese forces in the Pacific in 1942.

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  • Saturday 5 May 2018

    This special annual event commemorates the 76th anniversary of the World War II Battle of the Coral Sea between Australian, US and Japanese forces in the Pacific in 1942. 

    COMMEMORATE THE HEROES OF THE BATTLE OF THE CORAL SEA

    Museum and Naval Officers Club members, together with serving and former members of the Australian Defence Force are invited to join us as we remember the servicemen who fought and lost their lives during this ‘pivotal’ battle of the War. 

    WITH SPECIAL GUEST, MIKE CARLTON

    The event will begin with a commemorative ceremony followed by a two-course lunch with the keynote address by noted naval historian, author and journalist Mike Carlton, as well as remembrance speeches by Australian, US and Japanese dignitaries.




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    Saturday 5 May 2018, 11.30am–3pm 

    $100 Adults. Includes 2 course gourmet meal with wine.

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