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ANZAC DAY 2020 - HARBORD DIGGERS

Harbord Diggers RSL sub-Branch commemorated  2020 Anzac Day in accordance with the government “Social Distance Guidelines” (SDG).

 

·       “Planting a Poppy in Jacka Park” … A letter mail drop went to residences in Freshwater with a note from our President Sean Rout and two “poppies” enclosed in each to encourage locals to plant a poppy in the rosemary garden around the two statues bon on Anzac Day, in Jacka Park in accordance with SDG.

 

·       We also supported and encouraged our members in the “Light up the Dawn” project with  the lighting of a candle at 0600hrs on their  front lawn or balcony.  A Dawn Service was held by the 'Residents' at Harbord Diggers Watermark Village.

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·       The Australian Flag in Jacka Park was  flying at half-mast from dawn and full mast at midday as well as the Australian Flag flying at Harbord Diggers.

·       The Laying of individual wreaths  as a family unit (or from an organisation) from 0900hrs was held at the Wall of Remembrance in Jacka Park.  All wreaths layers were encouraged to pen a readable personal note which was collected afterwards to be posted on our new website

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