2017 Remembrance Day in Walcha

Walcha Council workers give the Walcha War Memorial a tidy up in readiness for the service on Saturday.
Walcha Council workers give the Walcha War Memorial a tidy up in readiness for the service on Saturday.

The service in Walcha will be held at the Anzac Memorial Park commencing at 10.45am on Saturday 11 November 2017.

At 10.30am, current Service members, Ex-Service members and descendants wearing family medals are requested to gather to form a parade, on the Hill Street footpath near the entrance gates to the park.

At 10.45am Piper Mitch Crawford will march this parade to the assembly ground in front of the cenotaph for the commencement of the service.

Special guest Major William Norton OAM, RAA, retd., will give the address and Flight Sergeant Stephen Medaris from the RAAF will play the bugle for The Last Post. 

The Sing Australia Walcha Group will be singing and Rev Ben France will be giving the prayers. 

A contingent from the TIA Church Centenary and Reunion celebrations will also be in attendance.

The Walcha Ex-Services Memorial Club will be open for lunch following the service, for community and visitors.

As there is limited seating at the cenotaph, the community is reminded to bring a seat if necessary.