ANZAC DAY MEGA GALLERY: Honouring our soldiers across the Border region

Hundreds of crosses bearing the names of fallen soldiers were placed near the cenotaph for the Anzac Day ceremony at Beechworth. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK
Hundreds of crosses bearing the names of fallen soldiers were placed near the cenotaph for the Anzac Day ceremony at Beechworth. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK
A veteran holds up his medals at the Anzac Day service in Walla Walla. Picture: TARA GOONAN

A veteran holds up his medals at the Anzac Day service in Walla Walla. Picture: TARA GOONAN

Anzac Day commemorations at Holbrook. Picture: TARA GOONAN

Anzac Day commemorations at Holbrook. Picture: TARA GOONAN

The Anzac Day service at Walla Walla. Picture: TARA GOONAN

The Anzac Day service at Walla Walla. Picture: TARA GOONAN

Pilot Alan Pay performs a fly-over in his North American Harvard plane for the Anzac Day ceremony at Mount Beauty. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

Pilot Alan Pay performs a fly-over in his North American Harvard plane for the Anzac Day ceremony at Mount Beauty. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

 Scott Ansell wore his own medals from service in Somalia and East Timor, and those of his great-grandfather and grandfather. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Scott Ansell wore his own medals from service in Somalia and East Timor, and those of his great-grandfather and grandfather. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

A pair of diggers during the Anzac Day ceremony at Mount Beauty. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

A pair of diggers during the Anzac Day ceremony at Mount Beauty. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

Ken Pickard, flag-bearer, leads the parade for the Anzac Day ceremony at Mount Beauty. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

Ken Pickard, flag-bearer, leads the parade for the Anzac Day ceremony at Mount Beauty. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

Ray Clark, pictured with his wife Jennifer, was originally from Beechworth and served in the army at Vietnam. He now lives in Brisbane but returned home for the Anzac Day ceremony. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

Ray Clark, pictured with his wife Jennifer, was originally from Beechworth and served in the army at Vietnam. He now lives in Brisbane but returned home for the Anzac Day ceremony. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

Jim Crebbin rode this 1913 Ridge Multi, an English motorbike owned by his father Rupert, in the Anzac Day ceremony at Mount Beauty. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

Jim Crebbin rode this 1913 Ridge Multi, an English motorbike owned by his father Rupert, in the Anzac Day ceremony at Mount Beauty. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

Wangaratta RSL Secretary Kevin Howard OAM speaks at the dawn service. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Wangaratta RSL Secretary Kevin Howard OAM speaks at the dawn service. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Wangaratta RSL Secretary Kevin Howard OAM spoke at the Wangaratta dawn service. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Wangaratta RSL Secretary Kevin Howard OAM spoke at the Wangaratta dawn service. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Locals enjoy a game of two-up in Morven. Picture: TARA GOONAN

Locals enjoy a game of two-up in Morven. Picture: TARA GOONAN

Major Lisa-Jo Laing and Mary Fraser lay wreaths at the Tallangatta service. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

Major Lisa-Jo Laing and Mary Fraser lay wreaths at the Tallangatta service. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

Service medals belonging to Ross Guymer. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Service medals belonging to Ross Guymer. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Poppies are laid at the cenotaph during the Anzac Day ceremony at Beechworth. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

Poppies are laid at the cenotaph during the Anzac Day ceremony at Beechworth. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

Wangaratta RSL Secretary Kevin Howard OAM speaking at the Wangaratta dawn service. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Wangaratta RSL Secretary Kevin Howard OAM speaking at the Wangaratta dawn service. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Wangaratta's Peter Spring and his son Hugh, 4, attended the Wangaratta dawn service. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Wangaratta's Peter Spring and his son Hugh, 4, attended the Wangaratta dawn service. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Wangaratta RSL President Norm Fearn after the dawn service. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Wangaratta RSL President Norm Fearn after the dawn service. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Local veteran John Dunstan (right) served in the RAAF in 1941 ,aged 18. Pictured with other vets Harold Whigmell (left) who served in Darwin and Ernie Ives based in Deniliquin and Ballarat. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Local veteran John Dunstan (right) served in the RAAF in 1941 ,aged 18. Pictured with other vets Harold Whigmell (left) who served in Darwin and Ernie Ives based in Deniliquin and Ballarat. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Anzac Day commemorations at Holbrook. Picture: TARA GOONAN

Anzac Day commemorations at Holbrook. Picture: TARA GOONAN

Beechworth RSL sub-branch president Craig Duff speaks during the dawn service at Beechworth. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

Beechworth RSL sub-branch president Craig Duff speaks during the dawn service at Beechworth. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

Ned Pendergast wore the medals of his grandgfather - RSL president Kerry Pendergast- while he lay a wreath in the shadow of the cenotaph before the Yarawonga march. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Ned Pendergast wore the medals of his grandgfather - RSL president Kerry Pendergast- while he lay a wreath in the shadow of the cenotaph before the Yarawonga march. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Hundreds of crosses bearing the names of fallen soldiers were placed near the cenotaph for the Anzac Day ceremony at Beechworth. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

Hundreds of crosses bearing the names of fallen soldiers were placed near the cenotaph for the Anzac Day ceremony at Beechworth. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

Army flag bearer Tim Thompson leading the march in Yarrawonga. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Army flag bearer Tim Thompson leading the march in Yarrawonga. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Post-march commemorations in Holbrook. Picture: TARA GOONAN

Post-march commemorations in Holbrook. Picture: TARA GOONAN

 A catafalque member stands during the dawn service at Wangaratta. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

A catafalque member stands during the dawn service at Wangaratta. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Flag bearers lead the march at Yarrawonga. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Flag bearers lead the march at Yarrawonga. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Yarrawonga RSL president Kerry Pendergast at the Yarrawonga march. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Yarrawonga RSL president Kerry Pendergast at the Yarrawonga march. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Yarrawonga's Jake Walsh pushes his grandfather, Mick Johnson, who served in Vietnam. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Yarrawonga's Jake Walsh pushes his grandfather, Mick Johnson, who served in Vietnam. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Yarrawonga's Eric Irvine, who served from 1942 until 1945, pictured before the march. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Yarrawonga's Eric Irvine, who served from 1942 until 1945, pictured before the march. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Local veterans stand during the service at Yarrawonga. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Local veterans stand during the service at Yarrawonga. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

The Yarrawonga march and ceremonies attracted a large crowd. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

The Yarrawonga march and ceremonies attracted a large crowd. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Wangaratta RSL Secretary Kevin Howard OAM speaks at the Wangaratta dawn service. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Wangaratta RSL Secretary Kevin Howard OAM speaks at the Wangaratta dawn service. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Signalman Matthew Cleland at the Tallangatta service. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

Signalman Matthew Cleland at the Tallangatta service. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

Some of the defence personnel and the crowd attending the Anzac Day dawn ceremony at Beechworth. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

Some of the defence personnel and the crowd attending the Anzac Day dawn ceremony at Beechworth. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

Kevin Stuart, of Dartmouth, at the Tangambalanga service. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

Kevin Stuart, of Dartmouth, at the Tangambalanga service. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

The dawn service at Wangaratta. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

The dawn service at Wangaratta. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

The dawn service at Wangaratta. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

The dawn service at Wangaratta. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Hundreds of crosses bearing the names of fallen soldiers were placed near the cenotaph for the Anzac Day ceremony at Beechworth. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

Hundreds of crosses bearing the names of fallen soldiers were placed near the cenotaph for the Anzac Day ceremony at Beechworth. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

 A catafalque soldier stands guard in Yarrawonga. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

A catafalque soldier stands guard in Yarrawonga. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Veterans gather before the march in Yarrawonga. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Veterans gather before the march in Yarrawonga. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

The flag raising ceremony at the Wangaratta dawn service. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

The flag raising ceremony at the Wangaratta dawn service. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

People cameto place their poppy's at the base of the cenotaph in Wangaratta. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

People cameto place their poppy's at the base of the cenotaph in Wangaratta. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

A catafalque member stands during the Wangaratta dawn service. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

A catafalque member stands during the Wangaratta dawn service. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Wangaratta cadets David Batten and Jake Barnes pay their respects. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Wangaratta cadets David Batten and Jake Barnes pay their respects. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

The Wangaratta dawn service. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

The Wangaratta dawn service. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

 Melbourne's Graham Hutchings grabs a coffee after the Wangaratta dawn service where his daughter raised the flag. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Melbourne's Graham Hutchings grabs a coffee after the Wangaratta dawn service where his daughter raised the flag. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

 Wangaratta's Ross Guymer, 76, served in Vietnam. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Wangaratta's Ross Guymer, 76, served in Vietnam. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Wangaratta RSL Secretary Kevin Howard OAM spoke at the Wangaratta dawn service. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Wangaratta RSL Secretary Kevin Howard OAM spoke at the Wangaratta dawn service. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Wangaratta RSL President Norm Fearn after the dawn service. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Wangaratta RSL President Norm Fearn after the dawn service. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

The cenotaph at Beechworth will be updated with the names of fallen soldiers in the coming months. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

The cenotaph at Beechworth will be updated with the names of fallen soldiers in the coming months. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

Phil Gordon, of Sandy Creek, attended services at Tangambalanga. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

Phil Gordon, of Sandy Creek, attended services at Tangambalanga. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

The ANZAC march at Tangambalanga. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

The ANZAC march at Tangambalanga. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

 Kiewa RSl sub-branch president Terry Maher at the Tangambalanga service. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

Kiewa RSl sub-branch president Terry Maher at the Tangambalanga service. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

Hundreds of crosses bearing the names of fallen soldiers were placed near the cenotaph for the Anzac Day ceremony at Beechworth. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

Hundreds of crosses bearing the names of fallen soldiers were placed near the cenotaph for the Anzac Day ceremony at Beechworth. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

 Shadows of family and veterans in the march at Yarrawonga. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Shadows of family and veterans in the march at Yarrawonga. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

 Local veterans march past the cenotaph in Yarrawonga. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Local veterans march past the cenotaph in Yarrawonga. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

 Yarrawonga'as Ryan Bird, 13, sits before the march wearing his grandfather's medals.Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Yarrawonga'as Ryan Bird, 13, sits before the march wearing his grandfather's medals.Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Shadows of family and veterans in the march at Yarrawonga. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Shadows of family and veterans in the march at Yarrawonga. Picture: DYLAN ROBINSON

Participants in the ANZAC march at Tangambalanga. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

Participants in the ANZAC march at Tangambalanga. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

Kiewa RSL secretery Damian Ley leads the Tangambalanga service. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

Kiewa RSL secretery Damian Ley leads the Tangambalanga service. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

WO2 Glen Russell spoke at the Tangambalanga service. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

WO2 Glen Russell spoke at the Tangambalanga service. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

The march at Tallangatta was lead by Matthew Cleland and Stephan Bornholm. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

The march at Tallangatta was lead by Matthew Cleland and Stephan Bornholm. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

The march at Tallangatta was lead by Matthew Cleland and Stephan Bornholm. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

The march at Tallangatta was lead by Matthew Cleland and Stephan Bornholm. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

Tallangatta RSL president Geoff McCormack lead the Tallangatta service. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

Tallangatta RSL president Geoff McCormack lead the Tallangatta service. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

 Major Lisa-Jo Laing, of the Army Logistics Traing Centre Bonegilla, was guest speaker at the Tallangatta service. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

Major Lisa-Jo Laing, of the Army Logistics Traing Centre Bonegilla, was guest speaker at the Tallangatta service. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

The raising of the flag by Dakota-Lee Monaghan, of Bonegilla, at Tallangatta. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

The raising of the flag by Dakota-Lee Monaghan, of Bonegilla, at Tallangatta. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

WWII veterans Bob Giltrap and Keith Kimball at Tallangatta. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

WWII veterans Bob Giltrap and Keith Kimball at Tallangatta. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

Pictured after the service at the Tallangatta Memorial Hall is Lucy Lee, Stephan Bornholm, CherieBornholm and Petricia Richards. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

Pictured after the service at the Tallangatta Memorial Hall is Lucy Lee, Stephan Bornholm, CherieBornholm and Petricia Richards. Picture: PETER MERKESTEYN

Anzac Day commemorations at Walla Walla. Picture: TARA GOONAN

Anzac Day commemorations at Walla Walla. Picture: TARA GOONAN

Anzac Day commemorations at Walla Walla. Picture: TARA GOONAN

Anzac Day commemorations at Walla Walla. Picture: TARA GOONAN

Anzac Day commemorations at Walla Walla. Picture: TARA GOONAN

Anzac Day commemorations at Walla Walla. Picture: TARA GOONAN

Anzac Day commemorations at Walla Walla. Picture: TARA GOONAN

Anzac Day commemorations at Walla Walla. Picture: TARA GOONAN

Anzac Day march at Walla Walla. Picture: TARA GOONAN

Anzac Day march at Walla Walla. Picture: TARA GOONAN

The catafalque party stands guard at the cenotaph for the Anzac Day ceremony at Mount Beauty. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

The catafalque party stands guard at the cenotaph for the Anzac Day ceremony at Mount Beauty. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

Mount Beauty Secondary College captains Jade Flint (left) and Tom McMahon (right) spoke during the Anzac Day ceremony. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

Mount Beauty Secondary College captains Jade Flint (left) and Tom McMahon (right) spoke during the Anzac Day ceremony. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

Cpt Cameron Elston speaks during the Anzac Day ceremony at Mount Beauty. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK

Cpt Cameron Elston speaks during the Anzac Day ceremony at Mount Beauty. Picture: MATTHEW SMITHWICK