2013 59th Annual Newcastle Combined Schools ANZAC Service


Order of Service

Introduction and Welcome

Timothy Moore

Saluting Their Service

Georgia Hernando

"You couldn't survive without a mate..."

The story of Australian Prisoners of War during World War Two in the Pacific: The fall of Singapore, Changi and the Burma-Thailand railway.

Narrators: Gabbi Evans, Georgia Hernando, Claudia Kiing, Cameron Allan, Elizabeth Collins, Timothy Moore, Kate slowey and Kier Vella

Performance by Year 11 Drama and Year 10 accelerated drama and selected students from year 10 drama class - Lambton High School

Directors: Anne Grivas & Michelle Gosper

Saluting the Service of Dr Peter Hendry AO

Elizabeth Collins

Remembrance Service

Kier Vella, Claudia King, Kate Slowey and Cameron Allan

Mounting of the Catafalque Party

Service & Adventure Training Unit - Newcastle Grammar School
Guard Commander: Cadet Corporal Andrew Kilgannon

Laying of Tributes and Piping the Lament

Bagpiper: Thomas Barter
Newcastle Grammar School & City of Newcastle RSL Pipe Band

Ode of Remembrance

Chloe Adams, Hamilton South Public School

The Last Post

Bugler: Matthew Probert, Callaghan College Jesmond Campus

One Minute's Silence


Bugler: Matthew Probert, Callaghan College Jesmond Campus

Australian National Anthem

'Advance Australia Fair'
Words and music by Peter Dodds McCormick
Newcastle Combined Schools ANZAC Service Choir
Director: Ms Kim Sutherland


Mr Terry Millett, Chief Executive Officer
Newcastle Permanent Building Society

Mr Doug Wallace, President
Newcastle District Council of RSL Sub-branches

Councillor Jeff McCloy
Lord Mayor of Newcastle


Gabbi Evans

Lest We Forget

Student Committee

Gabbi Evans & Georgia Hernando, Callaghan College Jesmond Campus
Claudia King & Cameron Allan, Merewether High School
Elizabeth Collins & Timothy Moore, Newcastle Grammar School
Kate Slowey, San Clemente High School
Kier Vella, St Francis Xavier's College


Newcastle Permanent Building Society


James Mackay, The City of Newcastle


Michael Voorbij, Callaghan College Jesmond Campus
Pauline James, Merewether High School
Kim Scully, St Francis Xavier's College
Duncan McKensey, Newcastle Grammar School
Anne Grivas, Lambton High School
Michelle Gosper, Lambton High School
Kim Sutherland, Merewether High School
Di McArtney, Department of Veterans' Affairs - Newcastle
Doug Wallace, Newcastle District Council of RSL Sub-branches
Ray Bennett, Newcastle District Council of RSL Sub-branches
Joy Kingsford, Callagan College
Mark Owens, Rezultsquik
Michael Creevey, Shamrock Video
Jenni Gill, The City of Newcastle


The City of Newcastle
Newcastle District Council of RSL Sub-branches
Department of Veterans' Affairs
Department of Education & Comunities Hunter/Central Coast Region
Catholic Schools Office Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle
Newcastle Independent Schools - Newcastle Grammar School
Royal Australian Navy
8th Battalion Combat Engineer Regiment Bullecourt Barracks Adamstown
3 Squadron RAAF Williamtown
CREST Newcastle
World's End Military Disposals

Special Thanks

Dr Peter Hendry AO
Dr Bernie Curran, University of Newcastle
Ms Merrillee Chignell, Department of Veterans' Affairs - Canberra
Dr Richard Reid, Department of Veterans' Affairs - Canberra
Dr Ross Kerridge, Newcastle Institute