Remembrance Day services arranged throughout the Wimmera

HORSHAM RSL has organised a Remembrance Day service to remember the soldiers that fought during the First World War. 

The service will take place at Sawyer Park at 10.45am. 

Horsham RSL corporate services manager Yvette Oxley asked for people to be prompt to avoid interruptions.

“The service will have people reciting the Remembrance Day poems and laying wreaths,” she said. 

Mrs Oxley encouraged the community to attend. 

“It is important for people to remember the past and commemorate the sacrifices made by the fallen soldiers,” she said.    

Services are organised in Stawell, Murtoa, Kaniva, Dimboola and Birchip.

The Remembrance Day service in Stawell at the Avenue of Honour Memorial starts at 11am for a short wreath laying ceremony. 

Services start at 11am in Murtoa at the Memorial Gates on Lake Street, in Birchip at Soldier Memorial Park and in Kaniva at the refurbished Centaph in the Kaniva RSL Park.

In Dimboola the service begins at 10.45am at the RSL Sub Branch club rooms at 113 Lloyd Street.

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