Remembrance Day services to honour veterans

Locals are invited to attend two Remembrance Day services on Saturday, November 11.

This year marks the 99th anniversary of the armistice which ended World War I.

Each year on November 11, Australians observe one minute’s silence at 11am, in memory of those who died or suffered in all wars and armed conflicts.

The Picton Anzac Day Committee will hold its commemoration service at 11am in Picton Memorial Park.

Residents are asked to assemble at 10.50am. Wreaths will be laid.

Picton-Thirlmere-Bargo RSL Sub branch will also hold a service at Thirlmere Memorial Park.

Residents are asked to arrive at 10.30am for a 10.45am start. 

Hand-knitted poppies, which took month to knit by two ladies, will be handed out.

The museum will be officially renamed the ‘Aussie Biele Military Museum’ to honour former RSL sub-branch president Richard Biele.

Warragamba and District Anzac Day Committee will also host a commemoration service on Remembrance Day.

The service will begin at 10.45am at Memorial Park Warragamba.

Les Huddleston will play the didgeridoo and Paul Grierson will sing two Anzac songs.

Locals can also see Paul Grierson and the band Simply Bushed perform at the Warragamba Workers Club on Saturday night from 8pm.