Thousands turn out to pay respects to Anzacs

South Western Times
An enormous crowd attended the Anzac Dawn Service yesterday to pay respect to Australia’s service men and women.
Camera IconAn enormous crowd attended the Anzac Dawn Service yesterday to pay respect to Australia’s service men and women.

RECORD crowds turned out for the Bunbury Anzac Day services on Wednesday, with thousands watching on solemnly to pay their respect to the Anzacs and all of Australia’s service men and women who gallantly fought for our country, values and freedom.

This year marks the final year of the Anzac centenary, Australia’s most important period of national commemoration.

Brigadier Geoff Hand AM RFD addressed both the Dawn and Morning services, in which he recited the words of Winston Churchill – “those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it”.

An enormous crowd attended the Anzac Dawn Service yesterday to pay respect to Australia’s service men and women.
Camera IconAn enormous crowd attended the Anzac Dawn Service yesterday to pay respect to Australia’s service men and women.
Ex-serviceman stands before the Cenotaph.
Camera IconEx-serviceman stands before the Cenotaph.
The army cadets represent the next generation.
Camera IconThe army cadets represent the next generation.
The Bunbury City Band lead the parade.
Camera IconThe Bunbury City Band lead the parade.
The 10th Lighthorse Bunbury Troup join the Anzac Day Dawn Service.
Camera IconThe 10th Lighthorse Bunbury Troup join the Anzac Day Dawn Service.
Former and current Bunbury RSL Sub-Branch presidents Alf Mainstone and John Gelmi.
Camera IconFormer and current Bunbury RSL Sub-Branch presidents Alf Mainstone and John Gelmi.
Former New Zealand serviceman Dave Tokona.
Camera IconFormer New Zealand serviceman Dave Tokona. Credit: John Gellweiler
An Ex-Special Air Service Regiment serviceman observes the minute’s silence.
Camera IconAn Ex-Special Air Service Regiment serviceman observes the minute’s silence.
Emotion ran high at the morning service.
Camera IconEmotion ran high at the morning service.
Tunnel Rat Darrel Jenson.
Camera IconTunnel Rat Darrel Jenson.
A member of the 10th Lighthorse Bunbury Troup reflects at the Anzac Day Dawn Service.
Camera IconA member of the 10th Lighthorse Bunbury Troup reflects at the Anzac Day Dawn Service.
Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School students took part in the march.
Camera IconBunbury Cathedral Grammar School students took part in the march.
The 10
th Lighthorse Brigade Bunbury Troop march to the morning service.
Camera IconThe 10 th Lighthorse Brigade Bunbury Troop march to the morning service.
Manea Senior College Vivienne Noonan read the Requiem on behalf of all students.
Camera IconManea Senior College Vivienne Noonan read the Requiem on behalf of all students.

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