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Thousands of Australians honour the bravery and sacrifice of our Anzacs

Macquarie National News

Australians honoured the bravery and sacrifice of our servicemen and women at dawn services across Sydney and around the country.

As dawn broke, thousands gathered to remember the original Anzacs and all those who’ve served Australia since.

It has been 103 years since Anzac troops landed on the Gallipoli peninsula in 1915.

A minute’s silence has been held in Sydney’s Martin Place, where crowds gathered at the Cenotaph.

Air Vice Marshall Steven Roberton has delivered the commemorative address saying the legacy of Anzac Day needs to be continued, and it’s not a day to glorify war.

The Anzac Day March will commence at 9am.

There have also been strong turnouts at dawn services in the suburbs.

Crowds flocked to North Bondi RSL, filling the neighbouring green to pay tribute to those who have served our country in all theatres of war.

The national Dawn Service in Canberra marked 100 years since the end of World War One.

Images of soldiers who died in recent conflicts were beamed onto the sandstone bricks of the Australian War Memorial.

Letters and diary excerpts stretching back to World War One were read aloud, just a handful of the countless stories of bravery from our servicemen and women.

Macquarie National News
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