Join us for a moving ANZAC Day Dawn Service at the Fremantle War Memorial, Monument Hill at 5:50am, Tuesday 25th April 2017. Two large screens will be installed behind the monument, with a third screen installed further down the hill on the High Street side of the reserve so that all attendees can clearly see the service on the cenotaph. Expected conclusion of the service is approximately 6:30am. REGISTRATION DETAILS For those who wish to lay a wreath during the service: If you are planning to attend the ANZAC Day Dawn Services, and intend to lay a wreath during the service it is very important that you register your attendance so that the City of Fremantle can include you on their wreath laying schedule. Please email email@example.com or call our Events Administrator on 9432 9728 to register. (Please note that the cost and arrangement of wreaths is the responsibility of the wreath layer). PUBLIC TRANSPORT Public transport services will be confirmed closer to the date. There will be free travel on public transport for anyone wearing military uniform or medals travelling to the ANZAC Day Dawn Service or ANZAC Day Parade in Fremantle. For more information, call the Transperth InfoLine on 13 62 13 (TIS: 13 14 50). Hearing or speech impaired? Call via NRS 133 677 and ask for 13 62 13 or visit www.transperth.wa.gov.au PARKING We encourage the use of public transport if possible. For those who park in streets surrounding the War Memorial, driveways must not be blocked and traffic (and emergency vehicles) must be able to traverse the street. DROP OFF FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY/ SENIORS The entry for people with disability and/or seniors drop off is via the entrance/ exit on Knutsford street. Traffic management personnel will monitor who is able to enter this area. If you have a disability and are driving yourself to the service, please contact the City of Fremantle (see contact details below) to ensure that your name is on the parking list. Parking in the grounds of the Monument is very limited and is only available to participants in the service and ACROD permit holders. Able bodied drivers are able to drop off disabled or elderly passengers up the top of this entrance point, quite close to the Monument. A turning circle will be marked out with witches hats and drivers, once they have dropped off their passengers, will be escorted out of the area by traffic management personnel and must find parking elsewhere. For further information on our ANZAC Day events please contact our Events Administrator on 08 9432 9728 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Cheer on the marchers throughout Fremantle and follow the crowds back to the Esplanade for the closing ceremony. For those participating in the parade, assembly is at 9:45am and step off is 10:15am. The parade route is as follows: Departing from the Esplanade Reserve along Marine Terrace, up Collie Street and onto Pakenham Street then on to High Street, down Market Street and along South Terrace, down Essex Street and back along Marine Terrace to the Esplanade. The parade concludes at the Esplande Reserve where a Closing Ceremony is to take place at 11:00am with an estimated conclusion time of 11:30am. Participation is free. No need to register. Associations will be contacted inividually to participate in the march; if you have not been contacted or wish to be involved in the march please contact the City of Fremantle's Events Administrator on 9432 9728 or email email@example.com See additional image which outlines the parade route. Road closure map is attached.
Overview Gather around Fremantle's first war memorial and join members of the Bicton-Palmyra RSL and the North Fremantle Amateur Football Club in remembering our fallen. About 550 men out of a population of 4,000 from North Fremantle served overseas during World War One. Just over 100 did not return and in 1921, a committee was organised to raise funds for a memorial to these men. The site on the corner of the reserve next to the Town Hall was chosen as it would be seen by everyone that passed through the town. A total of 105 names were inscribed on each of the monuments four faces. In 1945, 12 names were added to commemorate those from the local community who died during World War Two. The Bicton-Palmyra RSL holds a service at this memorial every ANZAC Day and the City of Fremantle is very pleased to be able to support this commemorative service in 2017. Location: Fallen Soldier's Memorial, Cnr Queen Victoria Street & Harvest Road, North Fremantle Time: Assemble at 8.45am for a 9.00am start. Expected conclusion, no later than 9.45am. Some chairs will be available in front of the Monument. Wreath laying welcome (please note the cost and arrangements of the wreaths are those of the wreath layer). Event registration is not necessary although we would appreciate you getting in touch if you intend to lay a wreath so that you are included in the wreath laying schedule. Please contact the Fremantle RSL - firstname.lastname@example.org