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April 29th 2015
Anzac Day … 25 April – our country’s most solemn day of remembrance each year. A day when we honour those service men and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the service of our country – in all wars and conflicts – those who courageously gave up their tomorrows so that we can have the lifestyle and the freedom that we enjoy in Australia today. I was up at 3am in the pre-dawn hours ... read more
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29th April 2015

Anzac Day 2015
Lest we Forget...oh so poignant for us folks in Oz. We were at the 4.30 am Dawn Service at Hornsby...thousands surrounding the Cenotaph for this Centenary day. The Last Post by bugle...the Lament by a sole bagpiper...wreaths laid in reverence...so important we all were there. It was also special for me as I wore my dad's WW II medals from his service in Palestine, Egypt and New Guinea. Thank you for this blog.
30th April 2015

Anzac Day 2015
Thank you, Dave. We have so much to be thankful for in this country. I challenge anyone to be present on any of these occasions and not be totally moved and eternally grateful for those who have gone before us and courageously and unselfishly laid down their lives so that we now enjoy what we have, in the country that we have. Shame on us if we don't take time to remember.

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