Remembrance Day was marked in Shepparton yesterday with a solemn service at Memorial Park.November 12, 2012 4:00am
Remembrance Day was marked in Shepparton yesterday with a solemn service at Memorial Park.
In bright sunshine a crowd of about 100 gathered to remember those who served in all wars.
Guest speaker Australian Army Lieutenant Abraham Dearmer spoke of more than 100
‘‘The numbers are truly staggering,’’ he said.
‘‘For each of the fallen there are families whose lives have been enriched by their lives and diminished by their loss.’’
Reverend Chris Shields recited the Lord’s Prayer before people filed forward to place a single blood-red poppy in remembrance.
Shepparton High School students Raquel Barolli and Hussain Alamein recited the poems In Flanders Field and We Shall Keep the Faith before Shepparton RSL president Peter McPhee delivered the Ode, the crowd repeating in unison the last line, ‘‘We will remember them’’.
The last post sounded and at the stroke of 11
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