- RSL seeks support for ANZAC Day -
Members of the Glen Innes sub-branch of the RSL are urging everyone to take time this ANZAC Day to not only remember those who served in previous conflicts, but to show support for Australian servicemen and servicewomen currently serving in the Gulf War.
To promote participation in ANZAC Day the president of the Glen Innes RSL, John Urquhart, said his group had recently taken delivery of a huge banner which has been displayed on the Town Hall.
"I saw a similar banner in Brisbane last year, hung across one of their main roads, and I thought it was a great idea,` Mr Urquhart said.
"You could say it has been my pet project and I think the banner will keep ANZAC Day in the front of everyone`s mind in the lead up to the one day of the year.
"This year`s ceremonies will include the Glen Innes and Torrington dawn services, street parades and services at the cenotaphs in Glen Innes, Emmaville and Deepwater.
"This year has special significance with Australian men and women serving in the current Gulf War.
"I hope that everyone can take the time this ANZAC Day to show support for those people as well as remembering the sacrifices of men and women in past conflicts."
by Glen Innes Examiner
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