March through town in mem­ory of fallen

Myrtleford Times - - Anzac Day -

READY TO MARCH: Ja­son Han­d­ley, Aaron Wood, Bluey Bet­tles and Scotty Gra­ham, each sport­ing a raft of medals, wait at the pa­rade assem­bly area in Mt Beauty. IN MEM­ORY: Hazel Coad, 88, with her great­grand­daugh­ter Olivia Wif­fen and Kiewa Val­ley House’s Leanne Kil­patrick, laid a wreath in mem­ory of her brother Harold Plum who was taken pris­oner and ex­e­cuted by the Ja­panese in Am­bon.

AN­ZAC Day in Mt Beauty started with a well-at­tended dawn ser­vice at Cen­te­nary Park be­fore the 11am ser­vice took place at the Mt Beauty Ceno­taph.

The main ser­vice was pre­ceded by an An­zac pa­rade, made up of ser­vice men and women of all ages, the Ta­wonga branch of the Red Cross and the Mt Beauty Cubs and Scouts.

Alpine Shire coun­cil­lor Tony Kee­ble and Ma­jor Richard Keller from AMF Ban­di­ana were guest speak­ers along with Mt Beauty Sec­ondary Col­lege cap­tains Ella Gould and So­phie Hodge who both spoke of their per­sonal re­sponse to An­zac Day. VIN­TAGE: Vet­eran Richard Sharp and Ded­erang Pri­mary School stu­dents Cait­lyn Larkin, Ella Jones and Stephanie Walker rode in the John Stan­ley’s old Stoewer car. PHO­TOS: Alex Craig

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