Drouin loses memorable Anzac tradition

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Roger Dunmore and “CC” at one of Drouin’s Anzac Day marches Photo Credit: Will Kulich

One of Drouin’s most recognisable Anzac Day traditions will not go ahead after almost 20 years. 

Former solider Roger Dunmore, who dressed in a Light Horse brigade uniform, led Drouin’s Anzac Day march along Princes Way on top of his horse CC.

However, Mr Dunmore and his horse CC died a few months apart from each other last year.

Drouin’s RSL sub-branch plans to mount a permanent recognition of the rider and horse in its clubrooms to mark their contribution to the local Anzac Day ceremonies.


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