Kogarah RSL Club keeps the Anzac Day tradition alive

RSL Manjimup sub-branch secretary Ted Middleton and president Rex Brown with the 12-tonne M113 armoured personnel carrier from the Vietnam War which arrived at the branch last year. Mr Brown served beside this APC in Vietnam in 1968

There is no march planned this year for the dawn service which will start at 6am at the Cenotaph on the Civic Centre Lawn.

Crowds will gather at memorials around the region next week to remember Australians who served and died in war.

This will be followed by the Anzac Day march starting at 10.30am.

Kogarah RSL Club and its development partner Capital Bluestone have made arrangements for Anzac Day services to be held in a new venue to ensure club members and the community can once again pay their respects to Australia's fallen soldiers.

Panmure: 2pm, march to commence from Church Street corner, followed by ceremony at memorial and Airforce flyover at 2.20pm. 10am, commemorative service, RSL Hall.

"Community groups and families are most welcome to lay wreaths at the 11am service".

In Cloncurry the parade for the dawn service will fall in at 5.40pm for the 5.45am dawn service at the Cenotaph, corner Scarr and Sheaffe Sts.

The community is then invited to Beverley Park Golf Club for a complimentary breakfast and refreshments, before the traditional two-up starts at 1pm.

Dromana 6am dawn service at Peninsula RSL; 9.15am march from O'Donohue St for 9.40am service at the cenotaph at Dromana Hall.

Warrnambool RSL's Michael Bellamy stressed that Anzac Day was about remembering those who served their country.

The full Parkes Shire 2017 ANZAC Day program is available for download from council's website, www.parkes.nsw.gov.au or can be collected from Council's Administrative Building on Monday, April 24.

In Tumby Bay the dawn service will begin with service personnel forming up at 6.15am opposite the Senior Citizens clubrooms to march to the cenotaph where the service will take place.

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