The SA Women's Memorial Playing Fields Trust Committee membership has representatives from sporting groups, State Veterans Advisory Committee, RSL, 3rd Health Support Battalion and community representatives.


The objectives and purpose of the SA Women's Memorial Playing Fields Trust are as follows:

  • To conduct the annual Bangka Day Memorial Service on the Sunday nearest to the 16th February. This service is to honour and remember women who served and those who made the supreme sacrifice for our country from the Navy, Army and Air Force.

  • To assist in the maintenance and enhancement of the Playing Fields for the use of sports women in South Australia

  • To maintain the public memorial status of the entire Playing Fields in accordance with the wishes of our forebears who developed the site.

  • To raise money to assist our objectives.

80th Anniversary of Radji Beach Massacre
Bangka Day Memorial Service
Inauguration of the New Memorial

The President wishes to invite you to attend the Memorial Service to be held at South Australian Womens' Memorial Playing Fields, Shepherds Hill Road St Marys on Sunday 13th February 2022 (9:45am for 10am).

Guest Speaker:
His Excellency, General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd)

Decorations may be worn
A collection will be taken during the service

Please advise if you wish to lay a wreath or tribute

R.S.V.P. by Friday 28th January 2022 by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Please note that attendees may be asked for proof of their COVID-19 vaccination.





Next Bangka Day Memorial Service

13 February 2022 9.45am for 10am to be held at South Australian Women's Memorial Playing Fields, Shepherds Hill Road, St Marys