80th Anniversary of the Syrian Campaign
Between 7 June and 11 July 1941, Australian troops served as part of the Allied force in Syria and Lebanon. Altogether, about 18,000 Australian troops took part in the Syrian campaign.
Recognition of significant episodes in Australia's past holds enormous importance to those who have served. We've listed official days of commemoration and other dates that your community may wish to observe. See our special days of commemoration.