Boorowa and Rugby honour returned servicemen and women

Around 70 people attended Rugby's dawn service.

Around 70 people attended Rugby's dawn service.

More than 200 people in Boorowa paid their respects to the Anzacs and service personnel last Thursday, April 25.

This year's guest speaker Group Captain Chris Taylor told those gathered about the human endeavors the Anzac troops were called upon to display during the Gallipoli landings and how their actions inspired generations to come.

Meanwhile around 70 people attended Rugby's dawn service.

Boorowa residents and returned servicemen marching on Anzac Day.

Boorowa residents and returned servicemen marching on Anzac Day.

After the service everyone participated in a "gunners breakfast". Guest speaker Councillor Pam Kensit from the Upper Lachlan Shire, spoke about her book "Dust to Mud" a contribution of a bush community to World War I.

Pam focused on some Rugby names, Mewburns, Collins, Kensits, Wilsons, especially a letter from a Margaret Mewburns to officials about not receiving her son's possessions after he was killed.