Soil from Aberdare Memorial Gates to be included in Anzac Memorial Centenary Project soil collection

By Krystal Sellars
Updated February 2 2018 - 4:40pm, first published January 31 2018 - 2:50pm
PIECE OF HISTORY: Minister for Veterans Affairs David Elliott and Cessnock mayor Bob Pynsent (front) collecting soil for the Anzac Memorial Centenary Project at the Aberdare Memorial Gates on Tuesday, joined by Cessnock councillors Melanie Dagg, Paul Dunn, Di Fitzgibbon and Rod Doherty; Liberal MLC for the Hunter Taylor Martin and Cessnock MP Clayton Barr. Picture: supplied
PIECE OF HISTORY: Minister for Veterans Affairs David Elliott and Cessnock mayor Bob Pynsent (front) collecting soil for the Anzac Memorial Centenary Project at the Aberdare Memorial Gates on Tuesday, joined by Cessnock councillors Melanie Dagg, Paul Dunn, Di Fitzgibbon and Rod Doherty; Liberal MLC for the Hunter Taylor Martin and Cessnock MP Clayton Barr. Picture: supplied

The gates at the entry to Aberdare cemetery pay tribute to dozens of local Diggers who answered the call to fight in World War I.

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