How Perth will mark 101 years since end of World War I

Poppies to remember the fallen.
Poppies to remember the fallen.

PEOPLE across Perth are preparing to mark 101 years since the end of World War I with Remembrance Day ceremonies on Monday.

In WA, thousands of people will commemorate the noble sacrifice of armed forces and civilians with services across the state.

A minute’s silence will be held at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, to mark the end of the WWI.

See our full list of where to observe a minute’s silence in Perth on November 11, in memory of those who died or suffered in wars and armed conflicts.

WHERE: State War Memorial Precinct, Kings Park
WHEN: 11am-noon
DETAILS: The Wadjuk Carpark (Kings Park’s main carpark) will be closed from 5.30am to 1pm and there will be road closures at Fraser’s Circle.
WEBSITE: www.rslwa.org.au

The RSL Eastern Regional Sub-Branch will be holding a Remembrance Day service at the Bassendean War Memorial.
RSL members, the Town of Bassendean and the community will pay tribute to the Armistice.
WHERE: Bassendean War Memorial
WHEN: 10.15am to 11am
DETAILS: There will be parking around the town centre and in the Wilson’s carpark.
WEBSITE: www.bassendean.wa.gov.au/events/remembrance-day-service/761

WHERE: Joondalup War Memorial, Central Park, Joondalup
WHEN: 10.45am-11.30am
DETAILS: Hosted by the Joondalup City RSL and the City of Joondalup with tea, coffee and biscuits provided after the service.
WEBSITE: www.joondalup.wa.gov.au

WHERE: Wanneroo War Memorial, Civic Drive
WHEN: 10.45am
DETAILS: Hosted by the Naval Association of Australia Perth North

WHERE: Quinns Rocks Sports Club, Tapping Way
WHEN: 10.45am
DETAILS: Hosted by Quinns Rocks RSL.

WHERE: Yanchep National Park War Memorial, 1 Indian Ocean Drive
WHEN: 10.45am
DETAILS: Hosted by Yanchep-Two Rocks RSL.

WHERE: Wireless Hill War Memorial
WHEN: 10.45am
DETAILS: Hosted the Applecross RSL

WHERE: City of Cockburn War Memorial, cnr Carrington Street and Rockingham Road, Hamilton Hill
WHEN: 10.30am
DETAILS: Hosted by Cockburn RSL

WHERE: Mandurah War Memorial, Leighton Place
WHEN: 10.25am – 11.20am
DETAILS: The main ceremony will be accompanied by a commemoration at Mandurah Cemetery where school students will lay a flag over the soldier’s grave and another at the Christ Church Anglican Parish of Mandurah.

WHERE: Pinjarra Memorial, Pinjarra Road
WHEN: From 10.45am
DETAILS: Fellowship at the RSL Sub Banch after the service.

WHERE: Claremont Memorial, Stirling Highway.
WHEN: From 10.30am
DETAILS: Morning tea after the service.

WHERE: Karrakatta War Memorial, Karrakatta Cemetery.
WHEN: From 10.40am
DETAILS: Hosted by Nedlands RSL.

WHERE: Mosman Park Council, Memorial Drive, Mosman Park.
WHEN: From 10.30am
DETAILS: Light refreshments provided.

WHERE: Cambridge Cenotaph, 88 Cambridge Street, West Leederville
WHEN: From 10.35am
DETAILS: Refreshments at West Leederville sporting club afterwards. Hosted by Cambridge RSL

WHERE: Charles Riley Reserve war memorial, North Beach
WHEN: From 11am
DETAILS: Hosted by North Beach RSL

WHERE: City of Subiaco Administration Centre, Council Chambers
WHEN: From 10.45am
DETAILS: Morning tea after the service in the Council Chambers.

WHERE: Perth War Cemetery, Smyth Road, Nedlands.
WHEN: 10.30am to 11.30am
DETAILS: Hosted by the City of Nedlands and the Nedlands Nedlands RSL. Light refreshments provided.

WHERE: Axford Park, 129 Scarborough Beach Road, Mount Hawthorn.
WHEN: 10.45am to 1pm
DETAILS: Hosted by the City of Vincent and Mt Hawthorn RSL. The morning will begin with a short service followed by a community picnic in the park.

WHERE: Fremantle War Memorial, Monument Hill
WHEN: Assembly at 10.30am for a 10.45am start
DETAILS: Hosted by the City of Fremantle RSL. Wreath layers are requested to RSVP to the City of Fremantle via events@fremantle.wa.gov.au or 9432 9999.