ANZAC Day, 25th April 2014.
Where: The Descendants of Veterans WWII and Post WWII will form up on Castlereagh St facing South, North of King St Sydney, in front of the MLC Centre. We will be displaying our full size organisation banner kindly donated by Ashfield RSL.
* There may only be one Descendant per Veteran marching.
* The representative must register by filling out and signing a declaration form prior to the march to be able to participate.
* Each Descendant will wear the medals of their forefather on their right breast.
* The medals cannot be split amongst family members.
* Participants cannot wear miniatures whilst someone else wears the full sized medals.
* We ask that all Descendants be of a reasonable age to recognise the significance of the march.
* We are suggesting that children are aged at least 12 years and above.
* If a carer or parent is marching with a Descendant they must remain with this person or be available to collect them at the end of the march should they march unattended.
* All participants must obey the rules and guidelines of the RSL, ANZAC Day Marshals and Committee of DoVWWII or you will be asked to step out of the march.
When: Representatives from the DoVWWII Committee will be in place from 9am to meet newcomers and register participants for the day. We ask that everyone be present and accounted for no later than 10.45am as we will need time to get organised!
What: The Descendants will be marching behind the Descendants of World War One Veterans, in front of the Marshals. We will move North to King Street under direction, walking past the Cenotaph in Martin Place. Dependant upon the number in the corps, we may split and walk half either side of the Cenotaph. As we pass, we shall place our right hand over our hearts and turn our eyes towards the monument to pay respect to our forebears. We shall then continue on to the end of Martin Place before turning left into George Street. We march in formation along George Street. We turn left into Bathurst Street and disperse at the Intersection of Elizabeth Street.