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All Welcome to Attend Remembrance Day Ceremony

 

Mount Isa community members are welcome to attend the 2019 Remembrance Day ceremony at the cenotaph, on the front lawns of the Civic Centre, on Monday, November 11.

 

The ceremony will begin at 10.30am. It will be emceed by Mount Isa RSL Sub-branch member Jim Nuttall and will include guest speakers.

 

A minute’s silence will be observed at 11am. The ceremony will also include a reading of The Ode of Remembrance and a sounding of The Last Post.

 

For those who intend to lay a wreath at the cenotaph during the ceremony, please inform the emcee before the ceremony begins.

 

Dress is with full decorations and medals.

 

While there will be marquees for shaded seating during the ceremony, due to the time of year attendees are encouraged to bring a bottle of water and a hat. Cold water and tea and coffee will also be available in the Civic Centre foyer.


The ceremony will be followed by refreshments at the Buffs Club, on the corner of Simpson and Marian streets.

 

Remembrance Day is a nationally recognised day of commemoration held on November 11 each year to mark the anniversary of the end of World War I and to remember the service and sacrifice of all who gave their lives in all wars, conflicts and peace operations.

 

For more information, please contact Mount Isa RSL Sub-branch Secretary Paul Robertson on 0437 375 249 or email mountisa@rslqld.org