Remembrance Day 2019: Monday services in Forbes and Eugowra

This sculpture of a WWI Digger stands in Victoria Park.
This sculpture of a WWI Digger stands in Victoria Park.

Forbes community members are invited to gather at the cenotaph in Victoria Park on Monday, Remembrance Day.

The service will commence at 10.30am, in the lead up to the observation of silence at 11am.

Schools and community groups have been invited to lay wreaths and community members are encouraged to attend.

This will be followed by the Forbes RSL Sub Branch and Lachlan Legacy luncheon.

Eugowra: The Promotion & Progress Association in conjunction with the Public School and St Joseph's Primary School will be holding a commemoration service at the Cenotaph in the Memorial Park to mark Remembrance Day.

Everyone is invited to attend and are asked to be seated by 10-30am ready for the service to start at 10-45am.

On 11 November 1918, the guns of the Western Front fell silent after four years of continuous warfare.

The Australian War Memorial records that in those four years more than 330,000 Australians had served overseas, and more than 60,000 of them had died.