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by Paula McManus (subscribe)
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100th Anniversary of Gallipoli
A once in a lifetime opportunity to pay tribute to the ANZACs

WW1 ANZAC Gallipoli
100 years of ANZAC (©paula mcmanus)


The foreshore at Hallett Cove is undergoing a transformation in time for the 100th Anniversary of the landing at ANZAC Cove in Gallipoli.

A memorial overlooking the sea is currently being built and will be the site of a very special Youth Vigil on the 24th of April and Dawn Service on the 25th.

WW1 ANZAC Gallipoli
100 years of ANZAC (©paula mcmanus)


The area is currently being transformed and, when finished, will include a 13 metre long stone wall, 150 sq metre garden, two flag poles and lighting. The location will evoke the spirit of ANZAC Cove.

WW1 ANZAC Gallipoli
100 years of ANZAC (©paula mcmanus)


Following is the program for this very special event:

ANZAC Day Youth Vigil
Friday April 24th
6.30pm - New memorial is unveiled, WW1 memorabilia display, musical performances and roving actors.
8.30pm - ANZAC Day Youth Vigil begins with a service. Youth from local services will hold vigil all night.


ANZAC Day Dawn Service
Saturday April 25th
6am – ANZAC Day Dawn Service
6.30am – Free breakfast provided by the Hallett Cove Lions Club


Location: Heron Way Reserve, Hallett Cove foreshore.

WW1 ANZAC Gallipoli
100 years of ANZAC (©paula mcmanus)


Follow all the latest updates via their Facebook event and be sure to attend this very special event.


For more information, contact: Pia Vogrin at the City of Marion on 8375 6600 or email pia.vogrin@marion.sa.gov.au
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Why? An ANZAC Commemoration
When: Friday 24th April to Saturday 25th April 2015
Phone: 8375 6600
Where: Heron Way Reserve, Hallett Cove
Cost: free
Your Comment
Are your photos from an ANZAC day re-enactment?
by Jenny Rossiter (score: 3|4055) 1378 days ago
There was an outstanding turnout for this moving event.
by Jenny Rossiter (score: 3|4055) 1303 days ago
An excellent summary of a very significant day in Australian history
by Steve Hudson (score: 3|1245) 1379 days ago
Thank you Paula for your information about the Anzac Cove (Hallett Cove) event in April.
I would like to add that at the West Tce Cemetery we have the FIRST dedicated Military Cemetery in Australia, and we will be giving guided tours of the Military section from April 19 on a regular basis. Contact the Adelaide Cemeteries Authority for more information about this tour, and others.
Philippa King, volunteer tour guide.
by Philippa (score: 1|75) 1380 days ago
lest we forget we love you all and miss you thank you all for what you have done
by jarra (score: 0|2) 1304 days ago
Thank You Jenny for bringing us the ANZAC Day re-enactment. Today, as a Tour leader, I took a group of people around the AIF Cemetery to tell the stories of WW1 soldiers. While on tour I was very honoured to meet the grand-daughter of one our VC recipients Jorgen Jensen VC.
by Philippa (score: 1|75) 1303 days ago
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