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Document, programme - Annual ANZAC Commemoration Ceremony for Students

From the Collection of Melbourne Legacy 293 Swanston Street Melbourne Victoria

Description
Printed brochure with black and white photo of the Shrine, single page folded in half and a single page yellow form.
Size
235 x 165 mm
Object Registration
01169
Keywords
anzac commemoration for students, wreath laying ceremony
Historical information
A circular sent to Victorian schools informing them of the annual "Anzac Commemoration Ceremony for Students", held each April. The ceremony provides a valuable opportunity for students to gain an appreciation of the Anzac spirit, the significance of the Shrine and the meaning of Anzac Day.
The 4 pages outline the order of service of the ceremony, some background notes on the ANZAC Commemorations, and a letter from the Legacy President W. A. Braidie inviting the school to attend. There is a yellow reply form for the Principal to fill out, nominating the number of children who would be attending.
They mention the ceremony is broadcast on the ABC radio stations. It mentions is it a 'Circular to Victorian Colleges and Schools' so they were sent to school to publicise the events. There is a letter to the school Principal in each programme from the President of Legacy inviting the schools to attend or to listen to the telecast.
When Made
1974
Significance
A record of a ceremony at the Shrine for school students.
Last updated
9 Aug 2019 at 9:14AM