Anzac Day commemorations in place across the Central West

Anzac Day commemorations in place across the Central West

President of the Bathurst RSL Sub Branch Dennis Chamberlain says Anzac day festivities are planned and ready to be set in motion tomorrow.

The first service kicks off at a 4:15am leading a walk to the Carrilon for the 4:30am dawn service, which is followed by the wreath laying, a march, and later on buses taking patrons to the Soldiers Saddle race day.

The Soldiers Saddle has been ramped up this year, and will involve live entertainment and the popular Anzac tradition to two-up.

A number of other serives will also be held throughout the day in Bathurst, including the 3:15pm service a the Cairn War Memorial, which has recently been uprgraded by staff from the local Bunnings store.

Mr Chamberlain says the numbers of public showing their respect has remained steady over the past few years, and he hopes it can continue that way with another full day planned for tomorrow.

A number of services are also being held in Orange, with the march getting underway at 5:15am, with the dawn service to follow at 5:30am.

A lunch is also being held at the Orange Ex-Services Club, with two-up anf other activities taking place.

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