Anzac Day Events 2017

When: Apr 25, 2017
Where: Across the Shire

Each year there are many Anzac Day events held across the shire. Details on 2017 events:


10:45 am | Assemble at War Memorials,
11:00 am | March from War Memorials to Apsley Town Hall,
Anzac Day Service | Guest Speaker Mark Watters on role of the Light Horse over the decades, unveiling of new plaque commemorating Boer War nurse Sister Frances Hines (first Australian woman to die in active service), march from Apsley Town Hall to War Memorials for laying of wreaths, light lunch provided in RSL Hall
Host | Langkoop/Apsley RSL Sub-Branch


8:00 am | "Moose's Breakfast" at RSL Hall, Langford St, $5/head.
10:30 am | Anzac Day Service at Cenotaph, Anzac Avenue, Edenhope, service at Edenhope Mechanics Institute Hall, 76 Elizabeth Street, Guest Speaker: Mrs Jess Flanders (about her WW2 code deciphering work), light refreshments at RSL Hall to watch AFL Anzac Day Memorial Football Match, Essendon vs Collingwood
Host | Edenhope RSL Sub-Branch


10:00 am | March from Police Station to War Memorial (assemble at 9:30am), Memorial Service in Goroke Hall, Guest Speaker Mr Ambrose Crowe – Vietnam Veteran, wreath/cross laying at War Memorial, morning tea and display of memorabilia in Goroke Hall, please bring a plate for morning tea
Host | Goroke War Memorial Committee, assisted by Goroke P12 Advance Group


10:00 am | Ecumenical Service
10:30 am | March past of veterans and members with piper Andrew Teusner, Guest Speaker, wreath laying ceremony followed by The Last Post, Reveille, National Anthem, morning tea and refreshments at the Hall (a donation would be appreciated)
Host | Harrow RSL Sub-Branch


10:30 am | Assemble at RSL Park / Band Park for 10:55am start
Anzac Day Service at newly upgraded cenotaph followed by refreshments at Club Hotel (gold coin donation please)
Host | Kaniva RSL Sub-Branch

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