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Local region reflects on sacrifices made this Remembrance Day

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Today we pause on the 11th hour of the 11th day to commemorate Remembrance Day.
Services will be held across the local region including at Club Services Ipswich and Soldiers Memorial Hall in Nicholas Street from 10:30 this morning.
Vietnam veteran and Ipswich Railway RSL sub-branch member Ray Watherston says for him it's a day to remember his mates.
"What I remember is a long time ago like 1969, I was in Vietnam. 
I was there as an airman, I wasn't foot slogging around the jungle but I remember quite a few guys who went there, they've passed away now and I just want to keep their memory alive," he says. 
Mr Watherston says that there are many sailors, soldiers and airman who have fought overseas from the Ipswich area and a lot are deceased now.
"And they've just recently built a memorial to recognise the contribution of World War 1 members in the Ipswich cemetery," he says.
A list of Remembrance Day services for the local region is as follows: 

IPSWICH 
Ipswich Soldiers Memorial Hall
Nicholas St
IPSWICH
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Club Services Ipswich
5A Lowry Street
NORTH IPSWICH
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

ADF Familes and Personnel Only 
The Workshops Rail Museum
NORTH IPSWICH
4:00pm - 7:00pm

Soldier's Memorial Stone
Cnr Queen & Church Sts
GOODNA
10:30 AM - 11:20 AM

ADF Memorial, Robelle Parklands
155 Southern Cross Cct
SPRINGFIELD CENTRAL
10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

LOCKYER VALLEY
Weeping Mothers Memorial
Littleton Park
GATTON
10:35 AM - 11:15 AM

Cenotaph Memorial
Cnr Patrick St & White Rd
LAIDLEY
10:50 AM - 11:30 AM

LOGAN
WWI Cenotaph
Jimboomba Library
JIMBOOMBA
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Memorial
Village Green
LOGAN VILLAGE
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

SCENIC RIM
Cenotaph
Corner Brisbane & William Street
BEAUDESERT
10:40 AM - 11:15 AM

Circle of Remembrance
Cnr Main St & Geissmann Dr
NORTH TAMBORINE
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Memorial Park
Park St
BOONAH
10:50 AM - 11:20 AM

SOMERSET
Cenotaph
Ipswich St
ESK 
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

TOOWOOMBA 
Toowoomba Mothers Memorial
Cnr Margaret & Kitchener Sts
TOOWOOMBA
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
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