Follow how the Clarence Valley honoured their Anzacs
Follow how the Clarence Valley honoured their Anzacs Michael Doyle

Highlights from 2019 Anzac Day across the Clarence Valley

WELCOME to The Daily Examiner's rolling coverage of the 2019 Anzac Day commemorations being held throughout the Clarence Valley.

Our reporters and photographers will be at various locations across the region, capturing the significance of this day for our community.

We will be updating this page throughout the day so please check in regularly or hit refresh for the latest news, stories, videos and photos. 

If you have an inspiring story, photos or video from today's Anzac Day events in the Clarence Valley, feel free to email us and we'll look to include it in our rolling coverage.

 

 

Anzac Day service at Ulmarra Memorial Park
Anzac Day service at Ulmarra Memorial Park Sally Benfield

11:30am

Sally Benfield has captured some stunning photos from the Ulmarra Anzac Day service.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stephen Ward captured this fantastic shot of Snow McClymont and Sid Porter handing out flags at a Grafton Anzac service. 

Korean War vets Snow McClymont & Sid Porter handing out flags at the Grafton Anzac Day march
Korean War vets Snow McClymont & Sid Porter handing out flags at the Grafton Anzac Day march

 

 

11am

Kevin Hogan gives the commemorative address at the Maclean Anzac Day service:

Kevin Hogan gives commemorative address at Maclean service: Kevin Hogan gives the commemorative address at the Maclean Anzac Day service

 

 

10:45am

 

Wreaths were laid at the Maclean Anzac service in memory of those lost as the Lower Clarence Community Choir sang. 

 

Wreaths are laid at the Maclean Anzac service:

 

 

10am


 

 

Don Campbell at the Maclean Anzac Day service
Don Campbell at the Maclean Anzac Day service Kathryn Lewis

Don Campbell (passenger seat) turns 100 in two weeks! He is a former WWII bomber pilot. He's pictured here with his grandson Marcus Webb, Raelene McKibbin and Bill Collett.

Kathryn Lewis, Reporter

 

9:45am

 

 

9.30am

Take a look at some of the amazing photos of the South Grafton dawn service:

 

Meanwhile, Grafton High School students paid their respects at this morning's service:

 

 

9am

Reporter Kathryn Lewis is at the Yamba Anzac Day service which is scheduled to start in the next half hour. 

 

McCauley yr 7 class are preparing to march today in Yamba. 
Lucas Becker said it was an important day to remember those who gave their lives for our country
McCauley yr 7 class are preparing to march today in Yamba. Lucas Becker said it was an important day to remember those who gave their lives for our country Kathryn Lewis

 

 

6am

The NSW SES Yamba Unit share some amazing photos from the Yamba dawn service:

 

5:45am

 

Digital Producer Jenna Thompson awaits the dawn service at Lawrence.

Lawrence dawn service
Lawrence dawn service Jenna Thompson

It was a lovely feeling watching all these people emerge from the darkness to pay their respects. You often forget just how many people live in Lawrence. 

- Jenna Thompson, Digital Producer