ANZAC Day

Date: 24th April 2017
Published by: David Naylor

Anzac Day is a national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand that broadly commemorates all Australians and New Zealanders who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations. Observed on 25 April each year, Anzac Day was originally to honour the members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who fought at Gallipoli against the Ottoman Empire during World War I.

The details of the Australian soldier, buried at the parish Church of St John's in Bollington. Private Alfred Wright 2868. 4th Btn Australian Infantry Australian Imperial Force died 3rd November 1918, 27 years old from wounds gained in battle.

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