COVID-19 may have changed the way we are required to go about our daily lives, but Boggabri has once again highlighted why it is known as ‘the little town, with the big heart’ with a good turn out for the Remembrance Day commemoration service at the Boggabri Cenotaph.

President of the Boggabri RSL Sub-branch, Steve Eather conducted the ceremony and gave the commemorative address with Rev Nick Stone leading the prayers.

Sacred Heart School and Boggabri Public School were represented by their principals and their school captains.

Steve Eather laid a wreath on behalf of the Boggabri RSL Sub-branch, followed by the Sacred Heart School captains and the Boggabri Public school captains.

Marion Smith laid poppies in memory of her husband Stephen Smith and Noreen Boehm in memories of her great uncle Andrew Williams KIA 22 02 1917 and uncle, Ernest Elks KIA 24 12 1940.
Boggabri RSL Sub-branch members, Terry Hadgett, David Grover and Leon Whelan, along with three of Leon’s daughters, Zara, Larissa and Ally placed flags on the graves of 190 service personnel who are buried in the Boggabri cemetery.

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