More on Anzac Day

I went down to City Diggers yesterday. As I said on Facebook:

Fascinating conversations at City Diggers Wollongong today, one with a Macedonian who arrived Oz 1990 and had recently been back witnessing the refugee crisis, and the other with someone who served on HMAS Murchison in the Korean War. The things you can learn from a good conversation.

On the second see HMAS Murchison in the Han River.He told me about this. See Wikipedia. I wish I had known more when I had that conversation!

My cousin Russell Christison added this photo:


Also on Facebook is this wonderful photo of the dawn service yesterday at Shellarbour Village.


This is a place I get very nostalgic about. See last year’s post Next Saturday is the centenary Anzac Day. (Or rather of the Gallipoli landings.)

Thinking of my father’s home town of Shellharbour…

My uncle Ken’s name is on that memorial. See ANZACS born in Shellharbour, NSW, Remembering some of our Anzacs, and Illawarra Remembers