Bomaderry commemoration dinner marks centenary of Western Front battles

The South Coast Waratahs leave Nowra.
The South Coast Waratahs leave Nowra.

The Rotary Club of Bomaderry is hosting an Anzac commemoration dinner to mark the centenary of battles on the Western Front on Monday, April 24.

The remembrance evening will commemorate the battles in France from 1914-1918 and will be held at the Bomaderry Bowling Club.

Guest speaker will be Lieutenant Ian Donovan RAN recruiting officer from Canberra, who also has a strong connection with the Shoalhaven.

Locals Clyde Poulton and Rick Meehan who have recently returned from a tour of the Western Front will also be present while there will be performances by the Lost and Found Singers and speeches by Bomaderry High And Nowra Anglican College students.

The function starts at 6pm, with dinner at 6.30pm and will conclude by 9pm. Cost is $25.

Contact Barry Faulks on 4421 6639 for tickets.

A raffle will be held during the evening with proceeds going to Rotary projects.