Community stops to pay tribute to fallen
Veterans, school children and the community gathered for Remembrance Day at the Rockingham War Memorial last Wednesday to pause and reflect on the sacrifices of those who have served in armed conflicts.
Speakers on the day included City of Rockingham RSL subbranch member Major Lyndon Jackson, Comet Bay College student Emily Burton, 13, and Safety Bay Senior High School student Robert Harris, 15, and Lt Darryll Wilson, of the Salvation Army.
City of Rockingham RSL subbranch president Ian “Ibby” Brook recited the Ode and Comet Bay College student and bugler Damien Webster, 15, played the Last Post.
Major Jackson said the Remembrance Day ceremony in Rockingham continued to grow.
Four PC9/A aircraft from the No 2 Flying Training School provided a flypast.
The PC9/A is the same kind of aircraft flown by the worldfamous RAAF Roulettes formation aerobatic display team.
Community members and veterans place poppies on the Rockingham War Memorial as part of the Remembrance Day service last week.
Tanaya, 15, and Alyssa Murakami, 16, with Connor Wilson, 16, all of Tranby College.
Four PC9/A aircraft from the No 2 Flying Training School.