Anzac Day on Lower Eyre Peninsula 2017

2016: Sonya and Kane Goldsworthy-Speirs led the parade away from the war memorial at Tumby Bay last Anzac Day.
2016: Sonya and Kane Goldsworthy-Speirs led the parade away from the war memorial at Tumby Bay last Anzac Day.

All you need to know about Anzac Day across Lower Eyre Peninsula – April 25, 2017.

Port Lincoln

The dawn service starts at the war memorial at 6.25am but people are encouraged to attend at 6am to see a projection by Illuminart and local artist Sue Wegener on the wall of the Port Lincoln Hotel.

Ms Wegener will tell the story of Edgar Parham, who died at Fromelles in World War I. 

Following the dawn service a gunfire breakfast will be provided behind the Port Lincoln RSL.

Later in the day the Anzac Day parade will form up on Adelaide Place at 9.30am for a 10am start to the memorial, where a service will begin at 10.20am or at the conclusion of the march past, followed by drinks and two-up at the RSL.

Click here to see photos from last year’s Anzac Day service in Port Lincoln.

Cummins

The Cummins/Yeelanna RSL Branch will hold its dawn service at the war memorial from 7.30am, followed by a march to the RSL Hall where a gold coin breakfast will be served.

Click here to see photos from last year’s Anzac Day service in Cummins.

Tumby Bay

In Tumby Bay the dawn service will begin with service personnel forming up at 6.15am opposite the Senior Citizens Clubrooms to march to the cenotaph where the service will take place. The community is invited to attend the service, followed by a gunfire breakfast and two-up at the RSL clubrooms.

Click here to see photos from last year’s Anzac Day service in Tumby Bay.

Gallipoli Beach

The third Gallipoli Beach service will take place later in the day at 11.25am, with people invited to drive to Farm Beach where they will be guided by a marshall. Parking is available near the service area.

Following the service there will be a historical display at the Marble Range Community Sports Club.