ANZAC Day faces at Narooma: PHOTOS

GRANDSON’S: Vietnam Veteran, Narooma’s Trevor Bennett with his three grandsons from left, Cooper Blewitt aged nine, Daniel Blewitt aged 10 and Christain Blewitt from Coffs Harbour.

GRANDSON’S: Vietnam Veteran, Narooma’s Trevor Bennett with his three grandsons from left, Cooper Blewitt aged nine, Daniel Blewitt aged 10 and Christain Blewitt from Coffs Harbour.

PIPER: The lone piper on the hill played the bagpipes.

PIPER: The lone piper on the hill played the bagpipes.

IN SONG: Narooma High School student Samantha Sly sang the song ‘No Man’s Land’ beautifully.

IN SONG: Narooma High School student Samantha Sly sang the song ‘No Man’s Land’ beautifully.

POEM: Reg Maxted recited the moving poem ‘Not as a Hero’.

POEM: Reg Maxted recited the moving poem ‘Not as a Hero’.

ANZAC ESSAY: Narooma High School student Ben Potter reads an essay he wrote about war and the ANZAC’s.

ANZAC ESSAY: Narooma High School student Ben Potter reads an essay he wrote about war and the ANZAC’s.

ANZAC ESSAY: Narooma High School student Molly Wharfe reads and essay by Narooma High School student Cody Brown.

ANZAC ESSAY: Narooma High School student Molly Wharfe reads and essay by Narooma High School student Cody Brown.

HOSTS: Club Narooma manager Tony Casu with president Graham Reeve.

HOSTS: Club Narooma manager Tony Casu with president Graham Reeve.

COMMEMORATING: Don Shepherd from New Zealand, Ken Shepherd and Gary Breust of Narooma enjoying an ale after the ANZAC Day Ceremony in Narooma.

COMMEMORATING: Don Shepherd from New Zealand, Ken Shepherd and Gary Breust of Narooma enjoying an ale after the ANZAC Day Ceremony in Narooma.

ANZAC DAY: Retired Admiral David Shackleton with Petty Officer Andrew Walczak.

ANZAC DAY: Retired Admiral David Shackleton with Petty Officer Andrew Walczak.

FRIENDS: Former Navy man David Cox and Pat Powell.

FRIENDS: Former Navy man David Cox and Pat Powell.

PROUD FATHER: Molly Wharfe with her proud father Scott Wharfe.

PROUD FATHER: Molly Wharfe with her proud father Scott Wharfe.

NHS: Narooma High School students Daniel Alderton, Ashleigh Avill and Molly Wharfe.

NHS: Narooma High School students Daniel Alderton, Ashleigh Avill and Molly Wharfe.

ANZAC DAY: The new Narooma War Memorial at Club Narooma.

ANZAC DAY: The new Narooma War Memorial at Club Narooma.

ANZAC DAY: The new Narooma War Memorial at Club Narooma.

ANZAC DAY: The new Narooma War Memorial at Club Narooma.

VIETNAM VETS: Geoff ‘GT’ Turner, Trevor ‘Stinkfeet’ Bennett, Bob ‘Blfob’ Caldwell and Stephen ‘Welchie’ Welch. These men fought together in Vietnam at the Battle of Nui Le on September 21, 1971. The Battle of Nui Le was the last major battle fought by the Australian Army in South Vietnam.

VIETNAM VETS: Geoff ‘GT’ Turner, Trevor ‘Stinkfeet’ Bennett, Bob ‘Blfob’ Caldwell and Stephen ‘Welchie’ Welch. These men fought together in Vietnam at the Battle of Nui Le on September 21, 1971. The Battle of Nui Le was the last major battle fought by the Australian Army in South Vietnam.

IN THE NAVY:  SMN Dean Marchini looking dashing in his Navy uniform.

IN THE NAVY: SMN Dean Marchini looking dashing in his Navy uniform.

RFS NAVY: Firefighters and navy together: Navy helicopter pilot Leut. Alister Auld, Chris Joannides, SMN Dean Marchini and Gillian Kearney.

RFS NAVY: Firefighters and navy together: Navy helicopter pilot Leut. Alister Auld, Chris Joannides, SMN Dean Marchini and Gillian Kearney.

WITH GRANDAD: Karl Metcalf with his grandson Lincoln Gates nearly five years old. This was Lincoln’s first ANZAC Day with his grandfather and he was wearing his miniature medals

WITH GRANDAD: Karl Metcalf with his grandson Lincoln Gates nearly five years old. This was Lincoln’s first ANZAC Day with his grandfather and he was wearing his miniature medals

LAST MINUTE: Narooma’s ‘Podge’ was a last minute call in to play the bugle at the ANZAC Day Services. Apparently he hadn’t picked up his bugle for 30 years and you would never have guessed as he played brilliantly.

LAST MINUTE: Narooma’s ‘Podge’ was a last minute call in to play the bugle at the ANZAC Day Services. Apparently he hadn’t picked up his bugle for 30 years and you would never have guessed as he played brilliantly.

LAST MINUTE: Narooma’s ‘Podge’ was a last minute call in to play the bugle at the ANZAC Day Services. Apparently he hadn’t picked up his bugle for 30 years and you would never have guessed as he played brilliantly.

LAST MINUTE: Narooma’s ‘Podge’ was a last minute call in to play the bugle at the ANZAC Day Services. Apparently he hadn’t picked up his bugle for 30 years and you would never have guessed as he played brilliantly.

MEDALS: WWII veteran 97-year-old George Findley of Dalmeny with his son Bruce.  George was finally awarded his service medals from WWII at the ANZAC Day ceremony in Narooma.

MEDALS: WWII veteran 97-year-old George Findley of Dalmeny with his son Bruce. George was finally awarded his service medals from WWII at the ANZAC Day ceremony in Narooma.

FLAG RAISING: The Narooma Joey Scouts assisted raising the flag.

FLAG RAISING: The Narooma Joey Scouts assisted raising the flag.

FLAG RAISING: The Narooma Joey Scouts assisted raising the flag.

FLAG RAISING: The Narooma Joey Scouts assisted raising the flag.

WREATH: Students from schools in the Eurobodalla laying a wreath at the Narooma War Memorial at the ANZAC Day ceremony.

WREATH: Students from schools in the Eurobodalla laying a wreath at the Narooma War Memorial at the ANZAC Day ceremony.

WREATH: Students from schools in the Eurobodalla laying a wreath at the Narooma War Memorial at the ANZAC Day ceremony.

WREATH: Students from schools in the Eurobodalla laying a wreath at the Narooma War Memorial at the ANZAC Day ceremony.

WREATH: Students from schools in the Eurobodalla laying a wreath at the Narooma War Memorial at the ANZAC Day ceremony.

WREATH: Students from schools in the Eurobodalla laying a wreath at the Narooma War Memorial at the ANZAC Day ceremony.

WREATH: Students from schools in the Eurobodalla laying a wreath at the Narooma War Memorial at the ANZAC Day ceremony.

WREATH: Students from schools in the Eurobodalla laying a wreath at the Narooma War Memorial at the ANZAC Day ceremony.

WREATH: Students from schools in the Eurobodalla laying a wreath at the Narooma War Memorial at the ANZAC Day ceremony.

WREATH: Students from schools in the Eurobodalla laying a wreath at the Narooma War Memorial at the ANZAC Day ceremony.

WREATH: Students from schools in the Eurobodalla laying a wreath at the Narooma War Memorial at the ANZAC Day ceremony.

WREATH: Students from schools in the Eurobodalla laying a wreath at the Narooma War Memorial at the ANZAC Day ceremony.

WREATH: Students from schools in the Eurobodalla laying a wreath at the Narooma War Memorial at the ANZAC Day ceremony.

WREATH: Students from schools in the Eurobodalla laying a wreath at the Narooma War Memorial at the ANZAC Day ceremony.

WREATH: Laying a wreath at the Narooma War Memorial is Narooma CWA president Joanne King.

WREATH: Laying a wreath at the Narooma War Memorial is Narooma CWA president Joanne King.

WREATH: Laying a wreath at the Narooma War Memorial is Margaret Saker.

WREATH: Laying a wreath at the Narooma War Memorial is Margaret Saker.

WREATH: Laying a wreath at the Narooma War Memorial is Trevor Bennett.

WREATH: Laying a wreath at the Narooma War Memorial is Trevor Bennett.

WREATH: Laying a wreath at the Narooma War Memorial is Jim Grant.

WREATH: Laying a wreath at the Narooma War Memorial is Jim Grant.

WREATH: Laying a wreath at the Narooma War Memorial is Rural Fire Service member Gillie Kearney.

WREATH: Laying a wreath at the Narooma War Memorial is Rural Fire Service member Gillie Kearney.

WREATH: Laying a wreath at the Narooma War Memorial is Club Narooma president Graham Reeve.

WREATH: Laying a wreath at the Narooma War Memorial is Club Narooma president Graham Reeve.

WREATH: Laying a wreath at the Narooma War Memorial is Narooma RSL sub branch president Paul Naylor.

WREATH: Laying a wreath at the Narooma War Memorial is Narooma RSL sub branch president Paul Naylor.

RECIPIENT: Retired Admiral David Shackleton presents George Findley with his service medals from WWII.

RECIPIENT: Retired Admiral David Shackleton presents George Findley with his service medals from WWII.

COPS ARE TOPS: Senior constable Andrew Barry with Senior Constable Scott Wharfe and Sargent Steve Mawson.

COPS ARE TOPS: Senior constable Andrew Barry with Senior Constable Scott Wharfe and Sargent Steve Mawson.

POLICE: Senior constable Andrew Barry with Senior Constable Scott Wharfe.

POLICE: Senior constable Andrew Barry with Senior Constable Scott Wharfe.

DRUM: MIDN Alex Morthorpe with PO Andrew Walczak from ADFA Canberra.

DRUM: MIDN Alex Morthorpe with PO Andrew Walczak from ADFA Canberra.

REHEARSAL: Narooma veterans rehearsing for the parade.

REHEARSAL: Narooma veterans rehearsing for the parade.

CATAFALQUE: The Narooma ANZAC Catafalque party from left OCDT Edward Wright, OCDT Cameron Coppo, OCDT Thomas Lord, OCDT Jason Vujicic and OCDT Stephen bowls from ADFA Canberra.

CATAFALQUE: The Narooma ANZAC Catafalque party from left OCDT Edward Wright, OCDT Cameron Coppo, OCDT Thomas Lord, OCDT Jason Vujicic and OCDT Stephen bowls from ADFA Canberra.

THE FAMILY: Vietnam Veteran, Narooma’s Trevor Bennett with his family, son-in-law Todd Blewitt, daughter Nicki and grandson’s Daniel, Cooper and Christian.

THE FAMILY: Vietnam Veteran, Narooma’s Trevor Bennett with his family, son-in-law Todd Blewitt, daughter Nicki and grandson’s Daniel, Cooper and Christian.


DAUGHTER: Vietnam Veteran, Narooma’s Trevor Bennett with his daughter Nicki Blewitt who travelled from Coffs Harbour to be with her father on ANZAC Day.

DAUGHTER: Vietnam Veteran, Narooma’s Trevor Bennett with his daughter Nicki Blewitt who travelled from Coffs Harbour to be with her father on ANZAC Day.

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