[WWI] ANZAC Day 2007

Steve Cox steve at oldglebe.freeserve.co.uk
Wed Apr 25 18:50:29 EDT 2007


on 24/4/07 8:42 pm, David C. Fletcher at dcf at mars.ark.com wrote:

> Shane Weier wrote:
> 
>> > I'm just back from the Dawn Service held at 4.28am each year, the
>> > minute when our troops landed at Galipolli this day in 1915....Lots
>> > more kids too.
> 
> Same thing here in Canada with the Vimy Ridge commemorations earlier
> this month.  Two great nations emerged that speak the Queen's English
> with funny accents.
> 
> Dave Fletcher
> 
I was at Vimy Ridge last month, and also at Thiepval, following in my
grandfather¹s footsteps. When you see for real the trenches, even though
they are softened by the passing of 90 years, you begin to realise what
heroes the troops were.

Steve




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