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Honour our war heroes this Anzac Day

THE Western Downs will honour Anzac Day in a variety of events tomorrow morning.

Two First World War soldiers laid to rest in unknown locations in the Dalby Monumental Cemetery will be honoured at a special unveiling ceremony at 8am.

Residents and visitors are welcome to join Western Downs Regional Council Mayor Ray Brown in paying their respects to Corporal W.J. Goodspeed and Sergeant N. Howarth.

Cr Brown said this year's regional Anzac Day services and events would be a time for the community to honour Australian men and women who have served, continue to serve, or sacrificed their lives.

"This Anzac Day, I encourage visitors, local residents and community groups to come together to attend and take part in Anzac Day services ... to pay their respects and show their appreciation for the service and sacrifice their fellow Australians have made," he said.

What is on across the Western Downs

Bunya Mountains: A commemoration service,from 8am at Dandabah Picnic Ground.

Warra: Commemoration service begins at 9am at the Warra Memorial Hall.

Jandowae: A 6am dawn service will be held at the Jandowae Memorial Hall. A street parade starts at 11.30am. Commemoration service at the hall at noon.

Dalby: A march and dawn service, starts at 4.28am at Anzac Park. A street parade will be held at 9.30am at Bell Park, Cunningham St, before the 9.45am Anzac Park commemoration service.

Bell: The dawn service, 6am at the Anzac Memorial Park. Breakfast at Bell Memorial Public Hall from 8am. A one-act play will start at 9.30am before a 10am brunch and 10.30am concert.

Tara: A dawn service is at 5.30am,at the Tara Memorial Hall. Breakfast begins at 6.20am before a street parade at 10am. Commemoration service begins at 10.40am at the hall. Luncheon is at 12.15pm.

Kaimkillenbun: There is a 8.30am commemoration service at Cumkillenbar Park.


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