ARMY

ANZAC Day
Australia Crest

Military commemorative day on the 25th of April each year to celebrate the landing of the Australian and New Zealand forces at Gallipoli on that day in 1915.

Gallipoli
Gallipoli


The 1999 march honoured Herbert "Mick" Hollingsworth, one of the few surviving Australian combatants from World War 1. Mick was born in Aberdeen, NSW, and enlisted in the 12th Light Horse, seeing action at Beersheba and Damascus in 1917. Mick travelled behind NSW Governor Gordon Samuels and NSW RSL President Rusty Priest.

Paul Fischer, 101, who was awarded the Croix de Guerre and the Legion of Honour for his heroism in the trenches was unable to make the march, citing dicky legs.

Anzac Day
Anzac Day



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