Anzac Day is a day to remember & acknowledge those who have helped to keep us safe in times of war... and there never seems to be a time without war. I watched the young men marching this morning & I prayed that they will be safe.
My dad served in the Royal Australian Navy...he was in the Korean War, and spent time in Japan and New Guinea. Whilst serving he sailed around the world to be a part of the fleet present for the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II and also was witness to the atomic blast on the Montebello Islands in 1956. He will be 80 later this year.
My husband's grandfather served at Gallipoli & Egypt. He lived till the grand age of 95.
He didn't like to talk of the war.
Dad has never marched with his medals, but was proud to see both my children march for him. Lewis wore his Pop's medals when he marched this morning.
I am very proud of the men in my family, young & old.
Lest we forget.