Buderim community to come together to honour ANZAC veterans

The Buderim Community will come together for ANZAC Day (25th April) to honour veterans with a Dawn Service, March and Morning Service.

As part of a long-standing tradition a long-standing Buderim tradition, a local hero will be honoured as part of the ANZAC Day services, with a tribute by Buderim Mountain State School students.

This year’s hero is Lieutenant Commander David Chatfield Edwards RANR (deceased) who in his later life was known as Mr Buderim and was heavily involved in the community through his roles with the BWMCA and Buderim Foundation.

Buderim ANZAC Day program:

  • 5.15am – Dawn Service at Buderim Village Park, Corner of Main and Church Streets, Buderim
    • MC: Major Brett Green (R’td)
    • Guest Speaker: Lt Col Simon Everett
  • 8.30am – March featuring Buderim veterans as well as community organisations honouring our veterans, led by Col Rod McKinnon (R’td)
  • 9.00am – Main Service at Buderim Mountain State School Pine Forest
    • MC: Buderim veteran Mr Drew Miller
    • Guest Speaker: Air Vice Marshall Peter Yates AM CSC
    • Buderim Remembers tribute to Buderim Hero, LCDR David Chatfield Edwards RANR (dec.) by Buderim Mountain State School students.

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