ANZAC CENTENARY 2014-2018

 

BUNGENDORE
&
DISTRICT

ANZAC CENTENARY
2014-2018

BUNGENDORE WAR MEMORIAL COMMITTEE

PROGRAM OF EVENTS

2014 (1914)

  • ANZAC Dinner:
    • Theme-ANZAC Centenary 2014-2018
  • ANZAC Day: (Dawn & Main Service)
    • Oration to address and promote the overall concept of the ANZAC Centenary
  • World War 1 Centenary Commemoration:
    • Participation in the World Peace Bell Ringing at Cowra on 04 August
  • Remembrance Day:
    • Dedication of the ANZAC Centenary 2014-2018 Plaque
      Remember Rabaul and the Loss of AE1. This event will be shortly after the Opening of the ANZAC Interpretive Centre in Albany to mark the sailing of the AIF on 01 November

2015 (1915)

  • “Men from Snowy River” Re-enactment March:
    • Participation in the Re-enactment March January 1915
  • ANZAC Dinner:
    • Theme – 100th Anniversary of  the Gallipoli Landing
  • ANZAC Day:  (Dawn & Main Service)
    • The 100th Anniversary of the Gallipoli Landing
    • Cataflaque Party in WW1 uniforms to be considered
    • BPS/Relatives to read Names on Roll of Honour
  • Remembrance Day:
    • Remember 70th Anniversary of  End of WW2 (15 August )
    • BPS/Relatives to read Names on Roll of Honour

2016 (1916)

  • ANZAC Dinner:
    • Theme - 65thh Anniversary of the Battle of Kapyong, Korea (23-25 April 1951)
  • ANZAC Day: (Dawn & Main Services)
    • Remember 100th Anniversary of the Battle of the Somme (1 July-18 November 1916)
  • Remembrance Day:
    • Remember 75th Anniversary the loss of HMAS Sydney (19 November 1941)

2017 (1917)

  • ANZAC Dinner:
    • Theme - Battles of Bullecourt and Passchendaele
  • ANZAC Day: (Dawn & Main Services)
    • Australia in the Great War - Western Front 1917 Battles of Bullecourt and Passchendaele
  • Remembrance Day:
    • Remember 70th Anniversary of the first deployment of Australian Peacekeepers (14 September 1947) National Memorial could be dedicated on that day.

2018 (1918)

  • ANZAC Dinner:
    • Theme – 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Villers-Bretonneux (25 April 1918)
  • ANZAC Day: (Dawn & Main Services)
    • Remember 100th  Anniversary of the Battle of Villers-Bretonneux (25 April 1918)    
  • Remembrance Day:
    • Remember 100th  Anniversary of Remembrance Day and the cost of Conflicts on the Homefront.