Look back at ANZAC commemorations

Sophia ConstantineNorth West Telegraph
Douglas Edgar, front second from left, is the only Anzac listed in the National Archives of Australia with a birthplace in the Hedland region. Edgar, pictured with the remaining members of his company at the end of the First World War, was born at De Grey Station.
Camera IconDouglas Edgar, front second from left, is the only Anzac listed in the National Archives of Australia with a birthplace in the Hedland region. Edgar, pictured with the remaining members of his company at the end of the First World War, was born at De Grey Station. Credit: Ian Howell

We have delved into our archives to take a look at ANZAC commemorations over the past 17 years.

Indie Gilmour, 4, at the Port Hedland Anzac Day dawn service.
Camera IconIndie Gilmour, 4, at the Port Hedland Anzac Day dawn service. Credit: Kelly Bell
Wreath laying on ANZAC day morning at the Port Hedland War memorial. Picture; Kim Kirkman.
Camera IconWreath laying on ANZAC day morning at the Port Hedland War memorial. Picture; Kim Kirkman.
Port Hedland's Anzac Day service was shrouded in high visibility clothing.
Camera IconPort Hedland's Anzac Day service was shrouded in high visibility clothing. Credit: North West Telegraph
Members of the Port Hedland Army cadets attended Anzac Day activities in Marble Bar.
Camera IconMembers of the Port Hedland Army cadets attended Anzac Day activities in Marble Bar. Credit: Shire of East Pilbara.
Neville 'Macca' McInerney's Anzac Pilbara tour start at the Port Hedland dawn service ceremony.
Camera IconNeville 'Macca' McInerney's Anzac Pilbara tour start at the Port Hedland dawn service ceremony. Credit: Mark Scott
Port Hedland apprentice electrician John Edwards remembers his heroic grandfather Herbert "Jim" Edwards. A prisoner of war and member of the 2/26th battalion in World War Two, Private Edwards withstood brutal punishment at the hands of the Japanese, including an attempted crucifixion, before returning to Mount Edgar Station, near Marble Bar, where he became one of the Pilbara's cherished characters.
Camera IconPort Hedland apprentice electrician John Edwards remembers his heroic grandfather Herbert "Jim" Edwards. A prisoner of war and member of the 2/26th battalion in World War Two, Private Edwards withstood brutal punishment at the hands of the Japanese, including an attempted crucifixion, before returning to Mount Edgar Station, near Marble Bar, where he became one of the Pilbara's cherished characters. Credit: Alex Massey
Australian Army Cadets of the Port Hedland branch in preparation for the Nullagine Anzac Memorial unveiling.
Camera IconAustralian Army Cadets of the Port Hedland branch in preparation for the Nullagine Anzac Memorial unveiling.
Flags raised during the Anzac Day service at the Hedland Senior High.
Camera IconFlags raised during the Anzac Day service at the Hedland Senior High. Credit: Kelly Bell
World War II veteran Marv Stanton was front and centre at Port Hedland's Anzac Day Dawn Service and Parade.
Camera IconWorld War II veteran Marv Stanton was front and centre at Port Hedland's Anzac Day Dawn Service and Parade. Credit: Kelly Bell
A large crowd gathers at the Port Hedland War Memorial for the Anzac Day Dawn Service.
Camera IconA large crowd gathers at the Port Hedland War Memorial for the Anzac Day Dawn Service. Credit: Alex Massey.

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