With a sky streaked with rose pink clouds I pulled my winter coat out of my car at 0600 prior to the Dawn Service to be held in the nearby and rapidly expanding town of Bannockburn.
The early morning start on April 25, 2013 (ANZAC DAY) had proven to be on the chilly side but far more comfortable to bear than the scorching summer we had just experienced.
A crowd of approximately three hundred gathered around the town’s memorial to all those who have served or fallen in the many theatres of war in which Australian men and women have served.
Ex serviceman who served in World War 2 veterans and veterans of more recent conflicts in which Australian soldiers participated were represented proudly wearing their decorations and service medals.
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