SIX services marking the end of WWI a century ago, on the 11th hour, of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, will be held across the Redlands on Sunday, November 11.
Service begins 10.30am at Anzac Centenary Park along Shore Street West.
Before the ceremony, a troop train will arrive at Cleveland station with service personnel from Brisbane’s Gallipoli Barracks and veterans.
They will be joined by Australian Light Horse members and the Redland City Brass Band on their march to Anzac Centenary Park.
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League members, veterans, serving personnel, partners and carers are welcome for camaraderie at Redlands RSL’s Gallipoli Room afterwards.
Redland City Council has advised road closures for the march. Eastbound lanes on Shore Street West, from Harbourview Court to Wynyard Street, will be closed from 9.55am to 10.05am.
Shore Street West will be closed from Wynyard Street to Passage Street from 9.50am to 10.30am.
Gather for a 10.40am service at the foreshore park near the Elizabeth Street ferry terminal. Refreshments are available from the Red Rock Cafe.
The ceremony begins at 10.45am at the Welsby Street cenotaph, followed by lunch at the North Stradbroke Island RSL Memorial Club.
Meet at Pat’s Park for 10.30am service.
The Diggers’ Requiem Concerto, commissioned by the Veterans Affairs Department to mark the 100th anniversary of WWI’s armistice, will be played from 8.50am.
A buffet lunch will be served from noon at Pub Paradise. Lunch is included in the $5 souvenir program, limited to 100 copies. Otherwise, lunch is $20 per person.
The Bayside South RSL Sub Branch will host a service at Neville Stafford Park cenotaph from 10.30am.
Covered seating for veterans wearing medals and their spouses or carers will be available.
The ceremony begins at 10.45am at the cenotaph outside Russell Island RSL at 9 Anzac Drive.
A free barbecue lunch will be held afterwards, with entertainment at noon.
A free barbecue breakfast will be held earlier at Sandy Beach from 7.30am, followed by a Ride for Remembrance to the cenotaph.