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Remembrance Day
Remembrance Day

AT 11am on November 11, 1918, the guns on the Western Front fell silent after more than four years of battle.

This peace settlement symbolised the end of World War I, after German forces accepted the Allied Armies' terms of unconditional surrender.

This day became known as Remembrance Day, a day to reflect and honour those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for their country.

Now, 94 years on, Australians still continue to pause on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month for a minute of silence in honour of those who have lost their lives during war and armed conflicts.

You too can pay tribute to the thousands of Australians who fought so bravely to defend our country at a number of Remembrance Day services throughout the city.

 

 

Greenbank RSL

 

Address: 54 Anzac Ave, Hillcrest.

 

Contact: 3800 7746.

 

Service: The service will start at 10.55am with a two minute silence as a mark of respect held at 11am.

 

The service will run for about 20 minutes.

 

All guests are then invited into the club for morning tea.

 

 

Logan Diggers Club

 

Address: 42/48 Blackwood Rd, Logan Central.

 

Contact: 3208 8122.

 

Service: Guests are invited to attend an 11am service followed by fellowship in the club.

 

 

Beenleigh RSL

 

Address: 13 Bardyn Halliday Dr, Mt Warren Park.

 

Contact: 3287 4000.

 

Service: A service will be held at the Beenleigh memorial on Crete St, Beenleigh.

 

The service will start at 10.30am and will run through until 11am.

 

Guests are then invited to return to the RSL for lunch and refreshments.

 

 

Logan Central RSL

 

Address: 42 Railway Pde, Logan Central.

 

Contact: 3290 4422.

 

Service: Guests are invited to assemble at the gardens on the corner of Wembley Rd and Jacaranda Ave at 10.20am.

 

The service will start at 10.30am and run until 11am.

 

Guests are then invited back to the club for a light barbecue.

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