Damage to the Australian War Memorial, Hyde Park, London

The Australian War Memorial in London was vandalised by persons unknown on the weekend of 19 -20 May 2013. This matter has been reported to the London Police.

This vandalism resulted in the removal of the Rising Sun (the service emblem of the Australian Army) and several bronze letters from the memorial.

The Department of Veterans' Affairs is working to restore the memorial to its original condition as soon as practically possible.

Please direct any enquiries to wargraves@dva.gov.au