Anzac Day 2017 in Wingham

Lest we forget: Anzac Day will be commemorated in Wingham with a Dawn and Anzac Service. Muster for the main march from 9.15am at Wingham Services Club and step off at  9.45am to the Wingham Memorial Town Hall.
Lest we forget: Anzac Day will be commemorated in Wingham with a Dawn and Anzac Service. Muster for the main march from 9.15am at Wingham Services Club and step off at 9.45am to the Wingham Memorial Town Hall.

Services

Sunday April 23

  • 9am Anzac church service at the Uniting Church, Farquhar Street 

Monday April 24

  • 5pm War graves service, Wingham Cemetery. Completes 6pm.

Sunday April 30

  • 2.30pm Anzac Sports Service, Wingham Sporting Complex prior to Rugby League Game Wingham V Taree City Bulls

Tuesday April 25                                           

Dawn service

  • 5.15am Muster at the corner of Isabella and Queen Streets
  • 5.25am Short March to the Wingham Town Hall
  • 5.30am Dawn service, speaker Holly Schwebel/Billy Bartlett Wingham High School vice captains   

Participants

  • Chaplains: Rev Darrel McKeough and Pastor George Lawson
  • Bugler: Alan Tickle.                          
  • Singer: Caitlyn Cameron
  • Flag bearers: Wingham High School’s Taj Greaves, Chloe Moran-Choppin
  • Parade marshall: Ian Martin
  • Master of ceremonies: Terry Gould
  • Band: Wingham Pipes and Drums, Graeme Clark, Drum beat,

Anzac service

  • 9.15am Muster Bent Street outside Wingham Services Club, schools marshalling area by the big log. All schools please take up a position as directed by the parade marshalls, schools liaison officer will assist with schools, some waving flags will be provided by Bunnings.
  • 9.45am March to Wingham Town Hall
  • 10.15am Anzac Service at the Cenotaph.       

Participants

  • Speaker: Wingham High School captains Makeelly Blanch/Mitch Saxby
  • Chaplains: Rev Darrel McKeough Rev Brian Ford
  • Choir: Cantabile
  • MC: Ian Martin                                 
  • Parade Marshalls: Brian Willey/Terry Gould           
  • Bugler: Lincoln Harrell
  • Band: Wingham Pipes and Drums.
  • Flag bearers: Wingham High School’s Tallulah Grieves, Abbey Drury, Toby Irvine, Aaron Jarman (WHS year 11 Leaders). 

Be prepared: These are outdoor services and the Wingham RSL Sub-branch advises all to have headgear, brollies and water on the day. There will be some seating at the Town Hall and some attendees may wish to bring fold up chairs for their own comfort. Services open to all.

Wet weather: In the event of rain the Dawn and Anzac Service will be conducted in the Wingham Memorial Town Hall.

Special note: Ex service personnel are asked to attend and take part in all events and wear dress jackets and medals. For those wearing medals for another these must be worn on the right side and your own on the left side.