Bathurst War Memorial

Bathurst War Memorial Carillion Anniversary Celebrations

Photo: Bathurst War Memorial Carillion and Boer War Memorial [Alan Kitchen]

The 75th Anniversary Celebrations of the Carillion will take place on Sunday 9th November 2008 during the afternoon and continue into the evening. Activities on this special day will include:

  • Bathurst City & RSL Concert Band
  • Eglinton Public School Band & Infants Hand Bells
  • Scots School Pipe Band
  • Short tours of the ‘Eternal Flame level’ of the Carillion
  • Scouts and Guides activities
  • Old Carillion Photo Displays and Carillion Photographic Competition
  • Vintage and historic cars
  • Official Ceremony
  • 1st/19th Battalion RNSWR display
  • The Spice Girls, Ozscot Dancers
  • Carillion memorabilia and Carillion Writing Competition
  • Childrens Entertainment and Children’s Old Fashioned Games
  • Anniversary Cake and Food Stalls & Fun for All

For further information about Bathurst and surrounding attractions from The Bathurst Town and Around Website click here or call 02 6330 8455.

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The Families and Friends of the First AIF thanks the Australian, UK and French governments for affording Australian and British soldiers – presently buried in mass graves at Pheasant Wood – dignified individual reburials in a new CWGC cemetery at Fromelles, and urge those responsible to ensure all necessary scientific and other means are employed to properly identify each soldier.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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