Hon­our­ing war he­roes

North Coast Weekender - - News -

A RE­TIRED air force ser­vice­man will be the guest speaker at this Satur­day’s Re­mem­brance Day ser­vice at Ocean Reef War Me­mo­rial.

Hosted in con­junc­tion with Joondalup City RSL, RAAF Squadron leader Tony McDer­mott will help com­mem­o­rate the 99th an­niver­sary of the Armistice sign­ing to mark the end of World War I.

Mr McDer­mott was in the air force for 39 years in Aus­tralia

and overseas, and was honoured with a Medal of the Or­der of Aus­tralia for ser­vices to avi­a­tion main­te­nance.

Joondalup Mayor Al­bert Ja­cob, who will be among dig­ni­taries lay­ing wreaths, en­cour­aged peo­ple to at­tend.

Mul­laloo Beach Pri­mary School choir will sing the na­tional an­them, Pas­tor Stephen Nos­wor­thy will re­cite the bene­dic­tion prayer and Joondalup RSL pres­i­dent Rick Green the Ode.

Tea, cof­fee and bis­cuits will be served fol­low­ing the ser­vice. Peo­ple are en­cour­aged to wear a poppy.

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