Anzac Day to be marked with service at Wymondham Abbey

Prince Harry lays a wreath during an Anzac Day service in London last year. Picture: PA

Prince Harry lays a wreath during an Anzac Day service in London last year. Picture: PA - Credit: PA

The strength and sacrifice of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (Anzacs) will be remembered at a special service planned for Wymondham Abbey.

The historic church will host an Anzac Day service on Sunday, April 30 at 3pm, led by its new vicar, Revd Catherine Relf-Pennington.

The service has been organised by the Norfolk branch of the Britain Australia Society, which does something each year to mark Anzac Day - April 25 - the anniversary of the landings at Gallipoli in 1915 during the First World War. More than 200,000 British and allied forces were injured, , lost or killed in the campaign.

Marion Maxwell, Norwich's lord mayor, will be there along with other dignitaries including representatives from the Australian and New Zealand high commissions.

Richard Robins, society chairman, said: 'The British Australia Society would like to extend a warm welcome to anyone wishing to attend the service.'


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