Remembrance Day brings quiet to Central Park

Michal Mikeska, of the Royal Australian Air Force, at the Central Park War Memorial in Joondalup. Pictures: Stewart Allen
Michal Mikeska, of the Royal Australian Air Force, at the Central Park War Memorial in Joondalup. Pictures: Stewart Allen

ABOUT 250 people heard from Michal Mikeska, of the Royal Australian Air Force, at a Remembrance Day service at the Central Park War Memorial in Joondalup.

Hosted by the Joondalup City RSL and the City of Joondalup, the service commemorated the 101st anniversary of the Armistice signing, marking the end of World War I.

Pictures: Stewart Allen

The service also featured students from the Francis Jordan Catholic School choir performing the national anthem, while Reverend John Myles delivered a prayer of remembrance and Benediction and Joondalup City RSL president Rick Green recited the Ode.

Bugler Ricky Wileman. Pictures: Stewart Allen

Poppies were available for attendees and dignitaries to laid wreaths.

Pictures: Stewart Allen

“If not for the efforts of our past and present servicemen and women, prosperous and peaceful countries like Australia and cities such as Joondalup may not exist as they do today,” Mayor Albert Jacob said.

The flyover was a highlight of the service. Pictures: Stewart Allen
The Francis Jordan Catholic School choir with Mayor Albert Jacob and Crs Tom McLean, John Chester, John Logan, Philippa Taylor, Kerry Hollywood and Christine Hamiton-Prime. Pictures: Stewart Allen
Michal Mikeska, of the Royal Australian Air Force, addresses the service. Pictures: Stewart Allen
Pictures: Stewart Allen
Joondalup Mayor Albert Jacob lays a wreath on behalf of the City. Pictures: Stewart Allen
The Catafalque Party. Pictures: Stewart Allen
The New Zealand flag at the Central Park War Memorial. Pictures: Stewart Allen
The poppy wall added colour to the service. Pictures: Stewart Allen

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