Anzac/Gallipoli Services

Event Details

  • 22 Apr 18 00:00 - 22 Apr 18 20:00
  • Commemorative
  • Various Locations in U.K.

ARBROATH

The New Zealand Society Scotland along with the Arbroath Branch of the Royal British Legion (Scotland) will hold their 20th Anzac Day ceremony at 11.30 am (please arrive by 11.15am) at the War Memorial in the Arbroath Western Cemetery, Forfar Road, Arbroath, DD11 3RA followed by refreshments in the RBL (Scotland) Club rooms at 8 Helen Street, Arbroath, DD11 3AP.  For further information see www.nzscotland.org.uk or contact Angus Robertson, E-mail:angusnzscot11@btinternet.com

 

BROCKENHURST, HAMPSHIRE

The annual ANZAC service will be held at 2.45pm at St Nicholas’ Church, Church Lane, Brockenhurst SO42 7QD followed by wreath-laying at the ‘New Zealand War Graves Plot’ in the churchyard. The service will be attended by representatives of the New Zealand High Commission and the Australian and New Zealand Armed Forces. For further information contact Mr Tim Thomas (Chairman, RBL Brockenhurst Branch) E-mail:  jotiheth@btinternet.com

 

CHEVINGTON

The Newcastle Branch of the RAF Association will hold an Anzac Service at Chevington Cemetery, near Amble at 1.30 for 2.00pm.  The service, which includes a parade and wreath laying, is held at the gravesides of the 7 New Zealand and 3 Australian airmen who were casualties of WWII. 

 

Chevington Cemetery is approximately one hour north of Newcastle by car - directions can be found on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website (external link).  For further information see http://www.newcastlerafa.org.uk/events.php or contact secretary@rafanewcastle.org.uk



ELTHAM

The traditional Act of Remembrance and wreath-laying will take place at 10am during the Parish Eucharist at the Holy Trinity Church, 59 Southend Crescent, Eltham, SE9 2SD. The church is the home of the Gallipoli Chapel which was created by the Revd. Henry Hall and dedicated in 1917.  For further information contact the Church Office: Tel: 0208.850.1246 or visit www.ht-e.org.uk.

 

GLENAVY, COUNTY ANTRIM, NORTHERN IRELAND

The Ulster-New Zealand Trust will hold an ANZAC commemoration at The Ballance House, 118a Lisburn Road, Glenavy at 2.30pm.  The Rt. Rev’d. and Rt. Hon. Lord Eames will give the address at an interdenominational service. This will be followed by light refreshments after which, in order to bring the Anzac commemoration up to date, Mrs Hilary Bracefield will give a presentation on the songs of the New Zealand Division during WWII. For further information contact Col. David Twigg E-Mail: davidtwigg333@gmail.com

 

LEIGHTERTON, GLOUCESTERSHIRE

The Anzac Sub-Committee of Gloucestershire County RBL are once again organising the annual Anzac Day Parade and Service at the village of Leighterton, Gloucestershire.  The Parade forms up at 2.30 pm and after inspection marches to the Cemetery for the service and wreath-laying at 3.00pm.  Following the Service there is a march past at a saluting base. The cemetery is 500m north east of St Andrews Church, The Street, Leighterton, GL8 8UY. For further information contact: Jgames@britishlegion.org.uk

 

NORTHAMPTON

The Northamptonshire Branch of the Western Front Association holds an Anzac Service at the Towcester Road Cemetery, Northampton NN4 8LS to commemorate the 9 Australian soldiers from the First World War who died of wounds and are buried in the cemetery, and three others buried elsewhere in the county, one being a Gallipoli casualty.  Five Australian and New Zealand airmen from the Second World War are also commemorated. Please assemble at 1.45pm for a 2.00pm start. [Those attending are asked to park respecting others visiting the cemetery] For further information contact David Parish E-Mail: davidandritaparish@btinternet.com. Tel:01604.846047

 

SUTTON VENY, WILTSHIRE

The West Country Branch of the Britain-Australia Society will be hold an ANZAC Day Service at 2.45 for 3.00pm in the Church of  St John The Evangelist, 51 High Street, Sutton Veny, BA12 7AR followed by wreath- laying at the Anzac memorial in the churchyard.   Afterwards tea will be served in the Village Hall. For further information contact Keith Newton. E-mail:  keith.g.newton@live.com or see http://britain-australia.org.uk/events/event/anzac-day-service-lunch-sutton-veny/

 

WALTON-ON-THAMES

A Service has been held at St Mary's Church, Church Street, KT12 2QS since 1920 to remember the 27,000 New Zealand soldiers who were treated at the Mount Felix Hospital during the First World War. There will be a welcoming Parade outside the church at 6.15pm, with the Anzac Service in the church at 6.30pm.  This will be followed by wreath-laying at the memorial in the cemetery.  For further information visit the church website: www.waltonparish.org.uk

 

WARRINGTON

Warrington Borough Council will host the Annual Service of Remembrance at 'Soldiers' Corner', Warrington Cemetery, Manchester Road, Warrington at 12.15pm. Those attending are asked to arrive by 12.00noon.  For further information contact Julia Pickering. Tel: 01925.442143. E-mail: jpickering@warrington.gov.uk