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CASTLE HILL RSL AND DISTRICT SUB-BRANCH FLAG CEREMONY
AUSTRALIA DAY 2022
For the last fourteen years, the Castle Hill RSL and District sub-Branch has been conducting an Australia Day Flag Ceremony in the veteran area at the Castlebrook Memorial Park supported by the Castlebrook Memorial Park Board and staff. The 2022 ceremony commenced at 0700 hours and involved a commemoration service, replacing the old Australian Flag with a new one and wreath laying. It was again supported by the 336 Australian Air Force Cadet Unit and the Castle Hill RSL Club Pipe Band.
As for the last fourteen years, sub-Branch members were joined by members of our community including the Minster for Veterans, the Hon. David Elliott MP, the NSW Member for Baulkham Hills. Covid protocols were adhered to.
Following the ceremony, fourteen teams of sub-Branch members join by community personnel placed approximately 1100 Australian flags on the graves and in the walls where veterans are entombed in the Park. This is our way of remembering and honouring the veterans for their service to our nation. The Park was covered with Australia flags. Lest we Forget.
After this activity, the Castlebrook Memorial Park staff provided breakfast for all attendees. With an early rise breakfast and a coffee were much appreciated.
What a great activity on Australia Day!