COMMEMORATING THE CENTENERY OF ANZAC

27 April 2015

This year’s Anzac Day Dawn Service at The Lakemba Club was a special one, commemorating the 100 years since the Landing of Gallipolli.

Over 100 people gathered at the Club at 7am for the march to the Lakemba Cenotaph. The half hour service was led by Father Gary Rawson of St Therese Church and Father Graeme Watkins of Uniting Church at Lakemba.

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New ANZAC centenary plaque unveiled at Lakemba

20 April 2015

In the lead up to Anzac Day, Member for Watson Tony Burke presented The Lakemba Club with a new commemorative plaque to remember the men and women who gave their lives in service during the wars.

“In World War One, like so many of the conflicts that followed, locals who lost their lives in conflict were buried in the field. These memorials were the only dedicated sites where family members and loved ones could leave flowers, reflect and pray. They hold a special place in the nation’s memory and every generation needs to treat them with special care,” said Tony Burke.

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