RESIDENTS can hear the recollections from local veterans, and the sound of the Last Post at many different locations this Anzac Day.
To begin the commemoration of the Anzacs, the Troop Train will make its way through the region this Thursday.
On April 25, the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landing, there will be services at all corners of the region.
Check out our list of Anzac Day commemorations in the Gladstone region:
Art Gallery Exhibition: A historical exhibition commemorating the centenary of Anzac Day launches today at the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery and Museum. Local families share their histories, with a poignant collection of artefacts on show. The public is welcome to browse the display from 11am.
Welcoming Intercultural Neighbours Anzac Day Commemoration: Gladstone RSL member and national serviceman Alby Dunnett will explain what Anzac Day means to Australia. The ceremony will be at 9.15am at WIN's office at 10 Tank St.
After the presentation, everyone is invited to join the Gladstone RSL for the 2015 ANZAC Troop Train Re-Enactment to commemorate the 100 year celebration of ANZAC.
Ubobo: A morning tea will be offered to residents at 10.30am followed by a sit down lunch at 12 noon. At 2pm, a commemorative service will take place at the Ubobo Memorial Hall (offers disability access). A memorabilia display will also be on show at the Boyne Valley CQWA Hall and residents are encouraged to bring along any memorabilia they may have.
Turkey Beach: Turkey Beach RSL sub-branch Anzac Day services - gunfire breakfast, after 5am; 5.30am dawn service; 8.30am assemble at fire brigade for 9am march. For more information call president Ron Jensen 49742158. Gladstone teen Brad Read will play The Last Post at the service.
Agnes Water/1770: Dawn service 6am at Agnes Water cenotaph, community memorial service march at 9.45am at Agnes Water Tavern, service starts at 10am at the cenotaph. It will be the first ceremony held at the new cenotaph that was recently completed.
Bororen: 6am service at cenotaph.
Boyne Island: Dawn service starts 5.30am at Stirling Park cenotaph followed by breakfast at Lions Park; gold coin donation, 8.30am morning service beginning with march from Boyne Plaza car park, service begins at 9am led by Gladstone Municipal Band.
Calliope: 10.45am gathering for the march from Bunting Park to the cenotaph at the RSL Hall, Stirrat St for 11am service. Members of the public are invited to attend the service and also to take part in the march and or to lay a wreath during the service if they so desire. There will be temporary closure of the following roads from 10.30 am for the duration of the march (Stirrat St between Muirhead St and Sutherland St, Archer St and Bloomfield St between Stowe Rd and Stirrat St. Stirrat St from Bloomfield St to Muirhead St will continue to be closed for the duration of the service which concludes at 12noon).
After the service a luncheon for members, returned and service veterans, serving ADF personnel and invited guests will be held at the Diggers Arms Hotel, Calliope. For further information contact Calliope RSL Sub Branch President Paul Howkins on 4975 6473, 0410 298 679 or secretary Darryl Saw on 0447 417 746.
Gladstone: Gather at the Valley shopping centre at 5.25am for the march to Anzac Park for 5.30am dawn service. Another march will begin at 10.30am, beginning at Gladstone Regional Council Civic Centre.
Miriam Vale: Dawn service at 4.20am at the Miriam Vale Anzac Memorial, Blomfield Street, Miriam Vale. All Welcome. Anyone is welcome to lay a wreath in memory of those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for freedom. The Miriam Vale Hotel will be open from 5am for those who attend the service. For further inquiries or if your organisation is interested inlaying a wreath on Anzac Day at Miriam Vale Memorial please phone the Miriam Vale Hotel on 4974 5209
Mount Larcom: 5.30am dawn service at Showgrounds Memorial Garden cenotaph.
Rosedale: 6am dawn service outside the Memorial Hall on James St. A gunfire breakfast will follow at the Memorial Hall.
Take a look back at what Anzac Day looked like in the Gladstone region last year:
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