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Wednesday, 24 April 2013

ANZAC DAY 2013 & 1926


This ANZAC Day we remember all those who have fallen in war and pay tribute to their service

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old;
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.
 
Our Project Coordinator, Kim Phillips is currently at Gallipoli to attend the services and collect further information on all the Australian Service men and women who lost their lives, as well as those with a connection to the Ryde Municipality.
 

The Anzac Commemorative site ready for the Dawn Service

Photo : Kim Phillips, April 2013



ANZAC DAY - GLADESVILLE - 1926

 
Source: Collis, E.H. The Story of Gladesville and its first church. 1938.
 


A large gathering in Gladesville remembered those who fell in the War of 1914-1918
 on Anzac Day 1926.
The Christ Church  memorial gates were unveiled by Governor General of Australia,
 Lord Stonehaven.
Originally located near the corner of Victoria Road and Jordan Street, they were moved, to their current location, a bit eastward along Victoria Road, during road widening.

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