2019 Anzac Day services honoured in the region

A young boy reflects during an Anzac Day Dawn Service in Williamstown. Photo: Herald archives.
A young boy reflects during an Anzac Day Dawn Service in Williamstown. Photo: Herald archives.

The community is invited to join Dawn Services and Commemorative Marches held this Thursday across across the region to honour the service of Australian and New Zealand defence force members as has been done since 1916.

Angaston: Beginning at 6am, a Dawn Service will be held at Angaston War Memorial and will be run by Chaplain (Squadron Leader) Tim Hodgson. Individuals are welcome to lay wreaths during the ceremony.

Nuriootpa: The community is invited to gather from 6am as the Nuriootpa Town Band marches from the corner of Murray and Gawler streets and leads the parade to the sub-branch clubrooms at 7 Memorial Avenue. Join the Nuriootpa RSL for a Dawn Service with laying of wreaths and followed by breakfast with refreshments available in the club rooms.

Tanunda: Dawn service begins at 6.15am and is held at Tanunda Memorial Gardens, followed by gunfire breakfast at the RSL Hut, Tanunda Recreation Park. From 10.30am, a muster to join at the Tanunda Post Office at 11am with a march to the Soldiers' Memorial Hall.

Kapunda: The town's Dawn Service will be held at 6.30am at the Memorial on the corner of Mildred Street and Clare Road. A 'Gunfire Breakfast' follows the service.

Eudunda: The community is invited to meet at the Eudunda War Memorial at 6.15am with refreshments at the Eudunda RSL rooms.

Robertstown: Gather at the town's War Memorial at 9.30am, includes a sausage sizzle at the Community Centre.

Freeling: Meet at the Freeling Post Office from 6am and march towards the Dawn Service at Freeling Cenotaph on Grey Street. Drinks at the Freeling Football Clubrooms to follow.

Gawler: The RSL sub-branch host their Dawn Service at 6.15am at Pioneer Park and following the service, all are invited back to the RSL Hall at 7.30 a.m. for breakfast.

Mount Pleasant: Meet at 6.15am at the Soldiers' Memorial Hall, Melrose Street. A 'Gunfire' Breakfast' to feed the crowd.

Williamstown: Join at 6.30am in Memorial drive, near Williamstown RSL Hall. The service includes a wreath laying ceremony and the CFS to host a 'Gunfire Breakfast'.