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April 24, 2015

ANZAC        ANZAC Troops

Photos thanks to RSL LifeCare

Marches and commemorative services have been taking place over the past week to remember the deeds and sacrifice by the ANZAC’s (Australian New Zealand Army Corps) 100 years ago at Gallipoli during World War I and since  then in World War II, Korea, Malaya, Borneo, Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan, as well as peacemaking and peacekeeping operations throughout the world.  We remember the sacrifice of so many, to allow us to live in freedom.  Dick Gadsden (President of RSL Sub Branch, Hills District) said “So let us mourn with pride, but let us also remember with equal pride those who served and still live.”

Lest We Forget

John's Gospel given to troops

Pocket-sized copy of John’s Gospel given to all Australian Troops in World War I.

Hills Family Funerals Community Relations Manager, Annemaree Gibson, has attended a number of ANZAC Marches and Commemorative Services throughout the Hills District during the week prior to ANZAC Day (25 April).  Hills Family Funerals Director, Richard Spiteri will be attending the ANZAC Day Dawn Service to be held at Wrights Road Reserve, Kellyville on 25 April.  The photos below are from some of these services.

Rowland Village ANZAC March and Service Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Rowland Village  Our Veterans  Returned ANZAC's  Choir  Residents Rowland Village  Lone Pine Tree

Anglican Retirement Village ANZAC March and Commemorative Service, Thursday 23 April, 2015