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    ANZAC Day

    April 24, 2012 by Nelfen

    It is ANZAC today, ANZAC Day is big in Australia and New Zealand as we remember the men and woman who lost their lives in the first world war. I ask our Australian Users to give a one minute silence to remember them.

    ANZAC Day
    By: D. Hunter (A veteran of Shaggy Ridge with the 2/12 Battalion in WW2)

    I saw a kid marchin’ with medals on his chest.
    He marched alongside Diggers marching six abreast.
    He knew that it was ANZAC Day - he walked along with pride.
    He did his best to keep in step with the Diggers by his side.

    And when the march was over the kid was rather tired.
    A Digger said “Whose medals, son?” to which the kid replied:
    “They belong to daddy, but he did not come back.
    He died up in New Guinea on a lonely jungle track”.

    The kid looked rather sad …

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