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We will remember them

Written by Juliana Austen on April 1st, 2016.      0 comments

We will remember them
Solemn Civic ceremonies were enacted on this ANZAC Day, with dignitaries, speeches and parades. But there were also a host of small community commemorations where the Fallen of a small town or district were remembered in personal and no-less moving ways. One such was the service at Matakana, a small township north of Auckland. Their memorial lists many names - some from the same family and many with descendants still living nearby. They were remembered. As at ceremonies across the country - children played their part.
Trust crosses donated to Matakana school have been re-named for the school's own WWI soldiers.

Children lay poppies on Anzac Day 2016.

The Matakana Memorial bearing the names of the Fallen from the area.

The King George statue is 95 years old.
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The Fields of Remembrance Trust was established in 2012 to honour those who served and died for our nation during World War One.

The Trust is made up of the Passchendaele Society, the Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association, New Zealand (RNZRSA) representIng all local RSAs, and the Auckland RSA. It is a registered charity.