Re­mem­brance day ser­vices

Warragul & Drouin Gazette - - NEWS -

Re­turned sol­diers and ser­vice per­son­nel will join lo­cal res­i­dents for Re­mem­brance Day com­mem­o­ra­tions at ceno­taphs across Baw Baw and Car­dinia Shires on Fri­day and Satur­day.

In 2017, Novem­ber 11 marks the 99th an­niver­sary of the Ar­mistice which ended the First World War (1914–18).

The Trafal­gar-Thor­p­dale RSL will host eight com­mem­o­ra­tions, with five of those to be held on Fri­day.

Com­mem­o­ra­tions, in­clud­ing wreath lay­ing, will be con­ducted at the fol­low­ing ceno­taphs. Fri­day: Aber­feldy (9.30am start); Erica (11.30am); Hill End (2.30pm); Wal­halla (10.30am); Willow Grove (1.30pm). Satur­day: Bun­yip (10.45am); Drouin (as­sem­ble 10.15am for 10.30am start); Dar­num (10.45am); Long­warry (11am); Nar­ra­can East (9.30am); Noo­jee (10.30am); Thor­p­dale (10am); Trafal­gar (10.45am); War­ragul (10.30am for 10.45am).

Baw Baw Shire Coun­cil will also lay wreaths at ceno­taphs at Jin­di­vick, Neerim, Neerim East, Neerim North, Neerim South and Yar­ragon.

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