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This is the blog of Maunie of Ardwall charting our adventures as we sail around the world. We're sailing up and down the east coast of Australia after a summer back in Britain.

Sunday, 26 April 2015

Anzac Day

Yesterday was Anzac Day and the centenary of this terrible moment of Australian, New Zealand and Turkish history. We went to watch the parade in Russell, Bay of Islands, and it was a moving event. Here are some photos:

World War 2 veteran Ray Tait

The Navy provides a source of laughter for the Air Force, as always

Russell Primary School children, each representing one of the 21 men from the town lost in WW1 and WW2.
The medals are those that would have been awarded to each man.

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