ANZAC Day 2021 – Light Up The Dawn

ANZAC Day 2021 – Light Up The Dawn

ANZAC Day is held annually on April 25th, the anniversary of the Dardanelles Campaign Landing in 1915, and traditionally includes commemorations across the country at dedicated war memorials, community precincts and RSL Sub-Branches. ANZAC Day is a national public holiday.

Light Up the Dawn is a commemoration from your own driveway. A guide to format your own service at home see below. Images for public use in social media can be downloaded at bit.ly/3aSuhKr

Remembering from within your home with Light Up the Dawn, media broadcasts and online coverage. ABC TV and Radio 891 will cover the closed Adelaide dawn service from 5:55am.

RSL SA offers the following guide to conducting your personal remembrance service. It contains links to bugle calls and music to complement your words.
Introduction: Use your own words of reflection, name people you remember today, give gratitude for those who served and sacrificed, and to those still serving our nation.

  • Recite the Ode:

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.

  • Play The Last Post
  • Minute of Silence
  • Play Reveille/Rouse
  • Recite: Lest We Forget
  • Play New Zealand National Anthem
  • Play Australian National Anthem

Conclusion
You may add prayers, hymns, readings and personal content to reflect your beliefs. Consider reciting the ANZAC Requiem. Bugle calls and music thanks to www.anzacportal.dva.gov.au Please use volume levels for your own use, that are respectful to neighbours.

ANZAC APPEAL:
To enable the RSL to continue assisting veterans, families and Defence personnel with advocacy, emergency accommodation, bill payment, grocery vouchers and wellbeing programs we rely upon public donations. You can donate securely online by clicking here: Donate

ANZAC Appeal items will be available during the ANZAC period from checkouts in Woolworths Supermarkets.

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