Thousands remember

Trafalgar High School year 11 students (from left) Nicole Faltum, Nathan Balfour and Stephanie Paul laid a wreath at the Trafalgar service.

More than a thousand people gathered under blue skies on Saturday for Remembrance Day services across West Gippsland. The day commemorates the signing of the Armistice at the 11th hour of the 11 the month of and originally honoured those

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Pause to remember

In 2017, November 11 marks the 99th anniversary of the Armistice which ended the First World War (1914–18).

Returned soldiers and service personnel will join local residents for Remembrance Day commemorations at cenotaphs across Baw Baw and Cardinia Shires on Friday and Saturday. In 2017, November 11 marks the 99th anniversary of the Armistice which ended the First

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Stalwarts join Poppy Appeal

Warragul RSL stalwarts, from left, Dave Rackett, Ron Blair and Hugh McDonald have been busy sorting the wide range of items for sale during the annual Poppy Appeal that continues until Remembrance Day on November 11.

The most difficult decision to make with the annual “Poppy Appeal” to support war veterans and their families is not whether to buy a token but which one from the many choices now on offer. One thing that hasn’t changed

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Drouin honours war dead

Drouin Secondary College's Shannon Mellings (left) and Kassidy Dalziel led the signing of the national anthem that closed Drouin's Remembrance Day service.

Warragul & District Gazette November 17, 2015 The chilly and breezy conditions at Drouin did not deter almost 100 people turning out to pay respects at the town’s memorial on Remembrance Day. Chairman of the commemoration Drouin RSL sub-branch president

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Solemn ceremony honours lives lost in war

Nilma Primary School students Jamie Garten, left, Lachlan Axford, Astrid Smith and Kirsty Wooster, with principal Annette Sutherland at the Warragul Remembrance Day service.

Warragul & Drouin Gazette November 17, 2015 Local schools were well represented as Warragul’s citizens gathered at the Warragul Cenotaph last Wednesday to mark Remembrance Day. It was a solemn occasion in the wake of the 100th anniversary a few

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Solemn ceremony honours lives lost in war

Warragul North Primary School captains Jack McDonald and Jordan Ashley with their wreath at the Warragul Remembrance Day service.

Warragul & Drouin Gazette November 17, 2015 Local schools were well represented as Warragul’s citizens gathered at the Warragul Cenotaph last Wednesday to mark Remembrance Day. It was a solemn occasion in the wake of the 100th anniversary a few

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Warragul Primary School captains, from left, Olivia Walker, Jackie Hinsley, Samuel Buckingham and Flynn Davey represented the school at the Warragul Remembrance Day service.

Warragul & Drouin Gazette November 17, 2015 Local schools were well represented as Warragul’s citizens gathered at the Warragul Cenotaph last Wednesday to mark Remembrance Day. It was a solemn occasion in the wake of the 100th anniversary a few

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Solemn ceremony honours lives lost in war

St Paul’s Anglican Grammar School students sing the national anthem during the Warragul Remembrance Day service.

Warragul & Drouin Gazette November 17, 2015 Local schools were well represented as Warragul’s citizens gathered at the Warragul Cenotaph last Wednesday to mark Remembrance Day. It was a solemn occasion in the wake of the 100th anniversary a few

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Marist-Sion school captains Jacinta Heywood and Lachlan Pyle represented the school at the Warragul Remembrance Day service.

Warragul & Drouin Gazette November 17, 2015 Local schools were well represented as Warragul and Drouin citizens gathered last Wednesday to mark Remembrance Day. They were solemn occasions in the wake of the 100th anniversary a few months earlier of

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Vice-captains Jed Young and Laura Cheesewright, left, and captain Jacob York and Tayah Webb lay a wreath at the Warragul Remembrance Day service on behalf of Chairo Christian School

Warragul & Drouin Gazette November 17, 2015 Local schools were well represented as Warragul’s citizens gathered at the Warragul Cenotaph last Wednesday to mark Remembrance Day. It was a solemn occasion in the wake of the 100th anniversary a few

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