Commemoration of Military Working Dogs


Posted 2014



Since 2011 the 7th June each year has been designated as the Australian DefenceForce Military Working Dog Memorial Day.

On 6th June 2014 SASR held a commemorative ceremony for the military working dogs that have lost their lives while in service with the unit. Corporal Mark Donaldson VC read aloud the names of the dogs and their service numbers.Wreaths were laid by the commemorated dog’s handlers and representatives from the sub-units within the Regiment with which the dogs served.