APPVA-VIC BRANCH PRESENTED WITH MEMORIAL BOOK
Sunday, 23 November 2008
At a 'Festival of Lights' service at St George's Uniting Church in East St Kilda, on Sunday 23 November 2008, and in the presence of Professor David de Kresta AC, Governor of Victoria, the APPVA-Vic Branch President Mr Matt Burke, OAM was presented with a 'Memorial Book' by Mrs Rosemary Clencie, chairperson of the St George's East St Kilda Uniting Church Council.
The memorial book will record the names of all of those peacekeepers & peacemakers who have died in the service of peace, and also those who have died since.
Mr Matt Burke, OAM, APPVA-Vic State President in response said "this book will have the names of those peacekeepers & peacemakers who have died representing Australia globally in the service of peace, thereby signifying their 'service, sacrifice and valor".