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Dawn services to remember the fallen on the centenary of Anzac Day

The Ingleburn Soldiers’ Memorial Park will host a dawn service this Anzac Day.

The Ingleburn Soldiers’ Memorial Park will host a dawn service this Anzac Day.

There will be three main local dawn services across Macarthur and Liverpool on Anzac Day this Saturday, April 25.

They will start at 5.30 and will be in the Bigge Park war memorial in Liverpool, Ingleburn RSL club’s Soldiers’ Memorial Park and at Mawson Park in Campbelltown.

In Liverpool the Anzac Day march occurs straight after the dawn service, and is from Bigge Park to Liverpool RSL John Edmondson Club in George Street.

A march is also held in Campbelltown following the dawn service.

On the 100th anniversary of Anzac Day, local military historian Gary Lucas has put together a list of war memorials in the Liverpool local government area. They include:

 

WWII Edmondson VC Memorial Clock, forecourt Liverpool Library;

3livwar-memorial1-300x225Regional War Memorial, Bigge Park;

Honour Roll SME Moorebank Avenue;

Honour Roll 2nd Commando Regiment Holsworthy;

W.V. Scott WWII Memorial, 4th Ave and Bringelly Road;

WWI Boyland and Kirkpatrick Memorial Stones, 15th Ave West Hoxton. There are up to 20 other memorial stones issued by the former Nepean Shire for WWI;

WWI Memorial Plaque Rossmore Church;

Union Church West Hoxton Honour Roll;

Honour Roll Hoxton Park public school;

Clara Morehead, one of two sister nurses from Luddenham who served from Egypt during WWI. This picture is at the Luddenham Church. Nurse Morehead left for service November 1917 to be attached to the Australian Camp and served near the frontline at the Suez. She returned home April 1919 after 19 months service.

Clara Morehead, one of two sister nurses from Luddenham who served from Egypt during WWI. This picture is at the Luddenham Church. Nurse Morehead left for service November 1917 to be attached to the Australian Camp and served near the frontline at the Suez. She returned home April 1919 after 19 months service.

WWI Honour Roll Luddenham Methodist Church;

WWII J.H.Edmondson Memorial Plaque at St Lukes entrance from Macquarie St;

Memorial Cenotaph Macquarie Mall;

WWI Ingleburn Honour Roll. Was once in the Liverpool LGA. Now at Ingleburn RSL

WWI Liverpool Golf Course Lansvale;

Soldiers Memorial School of Arts Liverpool;

Council and Cloke Honour Rolls at Liverpool Library.

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