Sunday, May 3, 2015

Maitland marks the centenary of the Gallipoli landing with a service at Town Hall

From the Maitland Mercury report:
Anzac Day history was made in Maitland at the 100th commemoration of the Gallipoli landings on Saturday when the Turkish flag flew with Australian flags for the first time.
And a Turkish-Australian citizen, Ismail Haskara, gave an address to the 1000 crowd in Maitland Town Hall at the 11am assembly.
Maitland RSL president Eric Bell said even greater crowds had gathered at the Anzac Day Dawn Service in the Town Hall.

Full article available at Maitland Mercury, April 25, 2015.