CELEBRATING the connections many Riverland families have built with the Australian military remains a key aspect of Anzac Day in the region.
A BOOK highlighting the incredible life of Loxton World War II veteran Howard Hendrick was launched on Sunday.
THE presence of a World War II veteran at Loxton’s Cross of Sacrifice last Wednesday helped add extra lustre to the town’s Remembrance Day commemorations.
RECOGNITION for courage and sacrifice during a war has seen a former Riverlander given a new commemorative medal recently.
BARMERA’S Gordon Bartlett was just 17 years old when he, against his mother’s wishes, made the decision to enlist in the army in 1942, during the height of World War II.
A RIVERLAND woman said she received the biggest surprise of her life recently when her husband’s World War II slouch hat was found and returned to her.
REFLECTING on the sacrifices made by local soldiers remains a central focus of Anzac Day celebrations in the Riverland.