Every day hundreds of people gather at the Australian War Memorial to hear a personal story of love, loss, service and sacrifice.
The Last Post profiles some of the 102,800 soldiers whose names are listed on the Memorial's Roll of Honour; it explores how and why we commemorate, and the role of the Australian War Memorial in national remembrance.
New South Books
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01 August 2018
Foreword Introduction Chapter one: The origins of the Last Post Chapter two: The Australian War Memorial Chapter three: The Last Post Ceremony Chapter four: The families of the fallen Chapter five: Ceremonies for special occasions Chapter six: The Australian Defence Force and the Last Post List of Last Post Stories Notes Acknowledgements Index
Emma Campbell is a researcher and writer in the Australian War Memorial's Military History section. After working as a journalist in Australia and overseas, Emma joined the Memorial as a media relations officer and was managing editor of Wartime magazine from 2013 to 2017.