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25 March 2020
PUT OUT YOUR POPPIES: Horsham Army Reserve unit 128 Transport Troop members, from left, Private Gerard Emmett, Corporal Charlie Sampson, Private Brendan O’Connor, Sergeant Gareth Lane and Corporal Jono Spence show off poppies for Anzac Day.
The unit is encouraging Wimmera residents to use time they might have at home during the COVID-19 crisis to make poppies or something that represents poppies to display in their front yards for Anzac Day.
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Tami Lane of Horsham came up with the idea in response to rules banning people from Anzac Day services.
Mrs Lane said another gesture people could make in showing respect for fallen soldiers on Anzac Day was to stand in their driveways during an April 25 dawn service broadcast after 6am on radio stations 3WM and MIXX FM.
Picture: PAUL CARRACHER
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