Commemoration

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76th Darwin Defenders
1942-1945
Commemoration Ceremony

 

RSL Annual Commemorative & Wreath Laying Service for Darwin Defenders, was held on Monday 19 February 2018. The Commemorative Service took place at the Geelong RSL Forecourt at 10.30am.

The Catafalque Guard was formed by 32 Army Cadets.
Participants were welcomed by Glenn Agnew – Snr Vice President Geelong RSL.
Prayers were led by Rev Russel Trickey.
Guest speaker was Mr Geoff Wisbey, Darwin Defender.
Other speakers were Geelong Baptist College School Captains students Alix Naraghi and James Park.
Wreaths were layed.
The Ode – Peter Hill, Darwin Defender
Pipers Lament – Craig McKenzie (Piper)
Last Post and Rouse – Belinda Whitehand (Bugler)

Darwin Defenders thanks the Geelong RSL for their support, and appreciates their efforts in organising the commemoration.