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ANZAC Day Services - Geelong & District Vietnam Veterans

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Geelong & District Vietnam Veterans - part of the ANZAC Day Services in Geelong.
Dawn service on ANZAC Day
Dawn service on ANZAC Day

Special Event Friday 17th April

Friday 17th April, at City Hall Geelong, there will be an ANZAC Centenary RSL Flame Ceremony at 5.00pm. At 6.00pm there will be ANZAC images projected onto the facade of the Town Hall.

ANZAC Day Services Geelong - the role of the G & DVVAA
Marching in Malop Street Geelong
Marching in Malop Street Geelong

Below is a breakdown of the Geelong ANZAC Day Services on Saturday 25th April, and the involvement of the Geelong & District Vietnam Veterans.

Pre-dawn service at the Peace Memorial, Geelong at 4.15 am. The G & DVVAA Representative will be Nigel Wilson

Dawn service at Torquay at 6.00am, G & DVVAA Representative - Andy Treffry

Wreath laying ceremony Geelong RSL at 9.00am - G & DVVAA Representative - Ken Baker

March along Malop Street - assembling at 10.30am, with Step Off at 11.00am, marching to the Memorial Service at Johnston Park at 12.00 noon.
Johnston Park Geelong
Johnston Park Geelong

At the GFL Football / Netball games at Drew Reserve, Edinborough St Herne Hill, there will be an ANZAC ceremony at 1.30pm, before the game. After the game there will be a presentation of Vietnam Medals by G & DVVAA. Representative Bernard Clancy.

Sunday 26th April - The AFL Game

The AFL Game is at Simmonds Stadium on Sunday. Geelong will play Hawthorn. There will be an ANZAC Ceremony before the game at 3.20pm.

Images sourced from Intown Geelong website, RSL Victoria website, Surf Coast News, ANZAC Centenary Website.
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Why? To commemorate the Vietnam Veterans
When: 4.15am predawn service on 17th April
Phone: 03 5277 0311
Where: Peace Memorial Geelong
Cost: free
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