Topic: Hauraki Patriots Passchendaele Memorial Service (2015)
On Saturday 10 October 2015, a Hauraki Patriots Passchendaele Memorial Service was held at the Cenotaph at Mount Maunganui. Photos: Fiona Kean.
MC for the event was James Grey (Patriots Hauraki Chapter) and also Aaron Morrison (President Patriots Hauraki Chapter) and Derek Williams (President Mount Maunganui RSA).
The opening prayer was led by The Reverend Deborah Garrett, following by an address by historian Cliff Simons. After the laying of the wreath, a minute's silence and the benediction the Last Post was played by bugler Brian Geoghan. The Ode to the Fallen was read by Alex Pluck, before the reveille and march off by the parade guard and flag party NZCF.