Thursday, April 30, 2015

Anzac Centenary: Special Gallipoli lantern to light up for first time

From the Maitland Mercury report:
A lantern presented to Maitland RSL sub-branch could be lit for the first time tomorrow to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings.
The lantern was brought back to Maitland recently by Eric Bell,  president of Maitland RSL sub-branch, after it was presented to him at a ceremony in Canberra.
Maitland RSL sub-branch was one of 25 selected to receive the Gallipoli lanterns from the federal government.

Full article available at Maitland Mercury, April 22, 2015.