Kinglake held its annual morning ANZAC Day Service at 10:30am at Kinglake’s War Memorial.
Following the Black Saturday bushfires of 2009 St Peters Memorial Anglican Church also introduced a 5:30am Dawn Service with crowd numbers continuing to grow every year at both services.
Kinglake, Middle Kinglake and Kinglake West Primary Schools with the 1st Kinglake Scout Group, the Kinglake Lions Club and Yea High School captains Alex Higgins and Dean Mercuri contributed to Kinglake’s morning service with Peter Crook of the Yea-Kinglake RSL attending both Kinglake ANZAC Day services.
The Dawn Service was hosted by St Peter’s Reverend, Dr Ruwan Palapathwala. The Morning Service was hosted by Ivan Peterson of the Uniting Church, Whittlesea and Ken Aitken, Lions Club of Kinglake.
First published at Kinglake Ranges News, 25 April, 2017.