Remembrance Day Wingham 2017 program

The famous war poem In Flanders Fields was inspired by fields full of poppies on the battlefields. They have since become a symbol for Remembrance Day.
The famous war poem In Flanders Fields was inspired by fields full of poppies on the battlefields. They have since become a symbol for Remembrance Day.

November 11 marks the 99th anniversary of the Armistice which ended the First World War (1914–18). Each year on this day Australians observe one minute’s silence at 11am, in memory of those who died or suffered in all wars and armed conflicts.

Wingham RSL Sub-branch will host the Remembrance Day service at Wingham Memorial Town Hall on Saturday, November 11. 

The veterans’ parade and flag party will form at 10am. The parade will move off to the Cenotaph at Wingham Memorial Town Hall at 10.10am.

Once at the Town Hall, the wreath laying ceremony will commence with the service beginning inside the Town Hall at 10.35am.

The Wingham Brush Primary School and Wingham Primary School combined choir will perform. Lincoln Harell will be the bugler sounding the Last Post and Rouse.

The service will end at 11.15am.

The Wingham RSL Women’s Auxiliary invite you to light refreshments on completion of the service in the Town Hall Supper room. All are welcome.