Anzac Day

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Anzac Day

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(Military) 25 April, a public holiday in Australia and New Zealand commemorating the Anzac landing at Gallipoli in 1915
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Mr Tehan will represent the Australian Government at a Dawn Service held in Belgium today attended by Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid, Princess of Belgium, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, His Excellency the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) and Lady Cosgrove, and Governor of New South Wales, His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd) and Mrs Hurley.
Remember war by peace gesture RE: Daily Post report on 'Passchendaele Centenary Ceremony' Tuesday August 1 - 'The sound of gunfire echoed across the field of Flanders, yesterday morning, during an emotional dawn service to mark the centenary of one of the bloodiest battles of the First World War;' and 'at 5:50am five rounds were fired - one for every 100,000 casualties of the battle.
Last month, according to Unficyp's magazine Blue Beret, this year's traditional Anzac Day dawn service was the last for what is currently the 111th contingent of the Australian Federal Police, and Australian officials attended the ceremony Wayne's Keep in the buffer zone to honour fallen soldiers.
A dawn service included the song Aberystwyth, which was sung by Welsh soldiers before going over the top during the battle, and preceded others such as Calon Lan.
EcANAKKALE (CyHAN)- A dawn service was held at Anzac Cove of Gallipoli Peninsula.
The dawn service has grown to remember all soldiers in all wars and conflicts.
One of the nurses who suggested the nurses attend the dawn service as a group, Wellington Hospital nurse Rebecca Huthwaite, said it was important to remember that almost one quarter of New Zealand's nursing workforce --550 nurses--served during the "Great War".
At a dawn service at London's Wellington Arch, thousands of Australians and New Zealanders had gathered to pay their respects to relatives and past countrymen.
They joined world leaders at a dawn service Saturday marking exactly 100 years since the invasion, which had aimed to secure a naval route from the Mediterranean to Istanbul through the Dardanelles, and take the Ottomans out of the war.
ISLAMABAD -- The Australian High Commission commemorated the centenary of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) on Saturday with a dawn service.
Charles and Harry are due to attend a dawn service with the Australian and New Zealand Prime Ministers at the Anzac memorial today.
Anzac Day He is now breaking his embed to travel to Turkey for the Anzac Day dawn service at Gallipoli, marking the centenary since that World War I campaign before returning to units in Perth and Sydney.