Com­mu­nity stops to pay trib­ute to fallen

Southern Telegraph - - News - Clare Ne­gus

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.

Pic­tures: Clare Ne­gus

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.

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