Anzac Day

Jersey marks Anzac Day commemorations

Chris Stone

BBC Radio Jersey

Military representatives from Australia and New Zealand are in Jersey to represent their countries at the annual Anzac Day commemorations for the first time.

Jersey Cenotaph
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Jersey Cenotaph
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Jersey Cenotaph
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The day remembers the sacrifice of thousands of soldiers, sailors and airmen during World War One and Two.

Group Captain Anthony Martin from the Royal Australian Air Force and Lt Marc Griffiths from the Royal New Zealand Navy took part in a dawn ceremony at the Cenotaph before visiting the rest of the island.

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