Anzac Day commemorations begin in Tenterfield

Anzac Day commemorations started in Tenterfield with the dawn service at Memorial Hall.

Following an introduction by Tenterfield RSL Sub Branch president David Stewart, there was a prayer from the Ministers Fraternal and an address by mayor Peter Petty.

Groups and individuals laid wreaths at the memorial before standing for the Last Post and a reading of the Ode, followed by a minute‚Äôs silence for reflection.

St Joseph's School students Matilda Mitchell, Heidi Aquilini, Lindsay Butler and Jackson O'Neill laid a wreath at the Tenterfield Soldier's Memorial this morning during the Anzac Day dawn service.

St Joseph's School students Matilda Mitchell, Heidi Aquilini, Lindsay Butler and Jackson O'Neill laid a wreath at the Tenterfield Soldier's Memorial this morning during the Anzac Day dawn service.

The service concluded with the Reveille and the national anthem.

People then made their way to Tenterfield Cemetery for the annual service there before returning to Memorial Hall for a Gunfire Breakfast at the RSL Pavilion.

Later today, the march will start at 10.30am from the Telegraph Hotel, down Rouse St with our surviving World War II veterans Dr Dick Keatinge and Bob Smith taking the salute and reviewing the parade, continuing to the Memorial Hall where the commemoration service will begin at 11am.

The RSL Sub Branch luncheon will be at the Tenterfield Bowling Club from 12.30pm, but prior bookings are essential. The Royal  Hotel will also be hosting Two Up from 2.30pm.