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Images: ANZAC Day - We Will Remember Them

This photograph shows No. 3 Squadron Detachment (RNZAF) and No. 161 Squadron (Australian Army Aviation) commemorating ANZAC Day with a dawn service held yesterday morning in East Timor. The squadrons work and live together at ANZAC Lines in Suai. They provide utility helicopter support to ground forces and aerial reconnaissance & surveillance for the United Nations. They are the epitome of the ANZAC spirit, which is still evident today in this UN operation. Photograph shows presentation of arms during the service.
Taken by Captain Mike Atkinson.


Commander NZ Forces in East Timor, Col Richard Cassidy, ONZM and Commander Australian Forces in East Timor, Colonel Gerrard Fogarty. This picture was taken at the wreath laying ceremony during the Dawn Service held at the Jesus Statue in the capital city of Dili. The ANZAC service was attended by approximately 400 people from both the military and civilian sector.

Colleen Ruru Captain


These images were taken at ANZAC Day services held in East Timor yesterday morning.

Army Battalion members parade at Tilomar near Suai.

Members of the NZ Army Battalion lay a wreath at the Battalion Headquarters in Suai.

Images taken by LAC Susan Hancock, RNZAF.

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