How You Can Mark Remembrance Day On The Central Coast
An important day
Tomorrow, November 11 marks 100 years since the RDL started selling poppies to raise funds to support veterans and their families.
And on the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month, we will remember those soldiers who died fighting or suffered protecting the nation by observing a minutes’ silence.
RSL NSW President Ray James joined Paddy and Rob Palmer to talk about the importance of the day and how the RSL had been impacted by the pandemic.
Take a listen:
RSL NSW will be supported by current serving members of the Australian Defence Force who will be selling poppies 11 November, alternatively, you can purchase a virtual poppy here.
Remembrance Day celebrations honouring the lives of service men and women along the Central Coast region are all set for commemorations this Thursday.
On the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month, we will remember those soldiers who died fighting or suffered protecting the nation by observing a minutes’ silence.
“It’s a good day to remember not only those who fell in World War I; it’s also to remember all of our soldiers who fell in conflicts.”
- Greg Mawson
Services held across the Central Coast in honour of our fallen soldiers include:
- Davistown RSL at 10:30am which will include the Ode, a wreath laying and the last post.
- Ourimbah Lisarow RSL will be holding a service in the club grounds at 10:50am.
- Brooklyn RSL will conduct a service at the Brooklyn Park Cenotaph
- Navy Veterans’ Welfare Association of NSW will conduct a service on the lawn adjacent to the Copacabana Surf Life Saving Club on Del Monte Place at 10.30am.
Despite Covid restrictions and capacity limits, celebrating Australia's heroes can be done in a myriad of ways, whether we are at home, school or work.
- Observe a minute's silence at 11 am on the 11th November 2021
- Explore the origins of Remembrance Day
- Wear a poppy to pay tribute to the fallen
- Make your own Remembrance wreath
- Take a virtual tour inside the Hall of Memory
- Share on social media who you are remembering using the hashtag #WeRememberThem