Sunday, 16 April 2017

Centenary of ANZAC Quilt - Spirit of the ANZACs Tour.....

It would appear that our Centenary of ANZAC quilt is in a rather obscure and hard to find location in the Spirit of the ANZACs display. This quilt was presented to the Australian War Memorial after becoming the only quilt to do a tour of the bases in the Middle East, including flights in a wedgetail and hornet, a mission on board HMAS Success and touring AMAB, Kandahar and Kabul.
More than 90 people contributed to the construction of this quilt and there is a lot of meaning in all the elements included in it. After this quilt completed its tour the number of requests for ANZAC themed quilts rose significantly.
The quilt was made to remember those that have gone before whilst recognising the service of those who have served since and continue to serve today.
This may be your last chance to see the quilt before it goes into storage at the Australia War Memorial. 
If you would like to check out the quilt you may need to ask for it. I am told that it is close to the end of the tour, tucked away in a little corner on its own. Apparently if you look to your right as you hand your passes in you should be able to find it. If in doubt ask someone.

If you see it send in a photo of yourself with it! 

Happy Easter Everyone.


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