Remembrance Day 2020

Remembrance Day 2020
11 Nov 2020

Ceremonies were held across the Shire to commemorate Remembrance Day 2020 on Wednesday, 11 November.

This year is the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War which ended on 15 August 1945.

There was a large crowd at the Harvey War Memorial, with wreath laying and local primary school children singing to commemorate Remembrance Day.

Ron McNerney and Harry Blackburn were presented with their Australia Remembers 75th commemorative medal for their service in the Second World War.

An interpretive sign was also unveiled at the Harvey War Memorial for visitors to take in and understand the history of the site.

In Brunswick the Brunswick Lions Club installed a 25 pound cannon at the Brunswick War Memorial.