Remembrance Day Armistice Centenary

At 11.00am on 11 November 1918 the guns of the Western Front fell silent after more than four years continuous warfare. In 2018 to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice that ended WWI a series of events will be held across Fremantle.

Remembrance Day graphic

Memorial Service

  • Sunday 11 November I Assembly at 10.45am for service commencement at 10.55am
  • Fremantle War Memorial, Monument Hill

Each year on 11 November, the City commemorates this day and those who fought and fell in battle with a commemorative service.

Organisations and individuals who wish to lay a wreath at the memorial service are asked to register their name with the City’s Events Management team at 9432 9728 or email events@fremantle.wa.gov.au by Monday 5 November.

Naval Ceremonial Sunset Service

  • Sunday 11 November I 6.45–7pm
  • WA Maritime Museum 

Exhibition: Fremantle’s Armed Forces, from WWI to present day

  • Saturday 13 October – Sunday 9 December 2018, 9.30am – 5pm
  • WA Maritime Museum

Fremantle’s armed forces, from WWI to present day presents a selection of historical and contemporary portraits capturing Fremantle’s unique and direct connection to our country’s efforts in times of war and peace.

The exhibition features images of some of the 853 local heroes lost in WWI, 450 in WWII and digital portraits made of service men and women who marched the streets of Fremantle for Anzac Day 2018.

Centenary of Armistice: Urban light installation

  • Saturday 10 November 2018 I 6.50pm - 12am
  • WA Maritime Museum

The Department of Communities will be lighting up prominent WA landmarks with an urban light installation of 59,000 cascading poppies to commemorate the Australian lives lost in WWI.  

In 1914, the 11th Battalion, the first battalion to be raised in WA, departed Fremantle for the landing at Anzac Cove in Gallipoli.

Taking place at a different location each night from Monday 5 November to Sunday 11 November the installation will come to the WA Maritime Museum on Saturday 10 November.

WA Maritime Museum Open Day

  • Sunday 11 November | 9.30am – 5pm 
  • WA Maritime Museum I Entry by donation

HMAS Ovens Submarine Open Day

  • Sunday 11 November I 1pm – 4pm 
  • WA Maritime Museum I Entry by donation

Kelmscott-Pinjarra 10th Light Horse Memorial Troop Demonstration

  • Sunday 11 November I 4pm - 5pm
  • WA Maritime Museum forecourt

All are welcome to attend our Remembrance Day events.

Contact us

Event management
70 Parry Street
Fremantle
T 08 9432 9999
F 08 9432 9895
TTY 08 9432 9777
events@fremantle.wa.gov.au