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The Time? Dawn.
The day? April 25th.
The Year? It doesn’t matter.
The memory? Eternal

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96 years ago today The brave men of the ANZAC corps stormed the beaches of Gallipoli and gave their lives for their country. Though a lot died that day a legend was also born.

Melbourne’s Shrine of Rememberance was built to Honour those men and all who have served their country since.
Every year on this day a service is held at dawn to
Honour the memory of our fallen Mates.

This morning as I stand amongst more than a 1000 people, The Last Post is sounded,the fog rolls in and a somber Silence falls over the Crowd.

We will never forget.

Olympus E-5,12-60mm SWD

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anzac, shrine, remember, dawn, olympus, e 5, lest we forget, war, memorial, melbourne, australia

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  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkeabout 3 years ago

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciabout 3 years ago


    April 26th, 2011
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  • Thankyou Mary.. I appreciate this a lot….the service was quite moving

    – Keith Irving

  • Rene Hales
    Rene Halesabout 3 years ago

  • ☼Laughing Bones☾
    ☼Laughing Bones☾about 3 years ago

    Congratulations


    April 28th, 2011

  • Thankyou…. very much appreciated!

    – Keith Irving

  • Karen E Camilleri
    Karen E Camilleriabout 3 years ago

    stunning capture Keith, well done!!

  • Thanks so much…. i hope i conveyed a little of mood of the morning… it was very moving

    – Keith Irving

  • Aj Finan
    Aj Finanabout 3 years ago

  • thankyou so much Aj

    – Keith Irving

  • CapricornDancer
    CapricornDancerabout 3 years ago

    Congratulations. This image was chosen by Gary in the United groups hosts picks for the month of April. Well done.

  • Wow… thankyou to Gary and all the hosts..

    – Keith Irving

  • Sarah Howarth [ Photography ]
    Sarah Howarth ...about 3 years ago

    Great image, Keith

  • Thankyou Sarah… it was worth getting up early for!

    – Keith Irving

  • Aj Finan
    Aj Finanabout 3 years ago

  • Wow…thanks Aj….you must really like this…i’m so glad you do.

    – Keith Irving

  • Aj Finan
    Aj Finanabout 3 years ago

    Yes, a girl knows what she likes Keith and this is a wonderful shot. Its an olympus shot after all lol

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