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Australia Remembers The Fallen On Centenary Of Gallipoli Landings

Massive turnouts at Dawn Services across Australia and New Zealand.

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Anzac Day Centenary

  • An estimated 120,000 attend Dawn Service in Canberra, a new record.
  • Services remember servicemen who landed at Gallipoli on April 25, 1915.
  • More than 10,000 Australians and New Zealanders are in Turkey for the 100th anniversary commemorations.

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PM Tony Abbott: "Today, all of us who have not been tested in war, salute all of those who have." #Gallipoli #ANZACDay

"We are here because the Anzacs represented us at our best" says @TonyAbbbott in pre-dawn light at #Gallipoli

Modern day soldiers with an historic landmark, the Sphinx of Anzac Cove. #anzacday #gallipoli

That letter that Prince Charles just read at the #Gallipoli dawn service - so incredibly moving. #AnzacDay #LestWeForget

The ANZAC sails past Anzac Cove at the distance from the beach where the soldiers boarded landing craft 100 years ago

Prince Charles is singing our national anthem #Gallipoli100

Advance Australia Fair is sung at the end of the Gallipoli 2015 dawn service http://t.co/v0uoK7N67P #Anzac100 #AnzacDay #AnzacABC

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@TonyAbbottMHR addresses the crowd in Gallipoli. #Anzac100

.@TonyAbbottMHR says we aren't here to honour defeat or celebrate success at #ANZAC Cove right now #AnzacABC

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Dawn is breaking over the #Gallipoli Peninsula. Watch #Anzac100 Dawn Service live http://t.co/RuxFuR86M6 #AnzacABC

A Maori song has begun the Dawn Service at Gallipoli. #AnzacDay #9News

More than 10,000 Australians & New Zealanders have come to #Gallipoli for centenary. Prince of Wales & Harry here too

Lights illuminate the cliff soldiers named the Sphinx at Anzac Cove. Stunning . #AnzacDay

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Fly past at War Memorial at conclusion of #Anzac

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Thousands of Australians and New Zealanders are at the ANZAC Commemorative site before the start of the Centenary Dawn Service in Gallipoli.

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More than 10,000 Australians and New Zealanders will watch the service.

Crowd quiet now. Waiting for dawn. #Gallipoli #AnzacABC

2 hours to Dawn Service, over 10,000 at #ANZAC Cove with over 1500 more to come. #AnzacDay #anzacABC #Gallipoli100

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Marches are underway across Australia and NZ.

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New Zealanders are celebrating the centenary of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corp (ANZAC) landing on the shores of Gallipoli on April 25, 1915, during World War I. Anzac day is a national holiday in New Zealand, marked by a dawn service held during the time of the original Gallipoli landing and commemorated with ceremonies and parades throughout the day.

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The crowds cheer for those doing the least glamorous job at #AnzacDay parade

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A sea of Red Poppies line the Princes Bridge in @Melbourne #AnzacDay #LestWeForget #Anzac #100Years @hamishblr

Brilliant shot. The Shrine. #AnzacDay Via @heraldsunphoto

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Very special morning here in Cronulla. Lest we forget

Great to see how much crowds have grown over the years at dawn services like Nundah-Northgate RSL's #AnzacCentenary

Laying a wreath on ANZAC Day eve Menin Gate Ypres #Belgium in memory of our fallen soldiers

ANZAC service about to begin at the cenotaph in Steyne Park in Double Bay. lest we forget.

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It's begun. WA governor laying the first wreath at #Kingspark cenotaph followed by premier #AnzacDay @perthnow

#AnzacDay: WATCH LIVE: Haunting sounds of the bagpipes at the start of Kings Park service. http://t.co/nnc7FHkmlD

Looking like a record crowd for the #KingsPark #dawnservice. People as far as the eye can see. Coverage @9NewsPerth

The flame burning brightly at Kings Park. #Anzac #dawnservice #perth @9NewsPerth

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Anyone in Bondi? #Bondi #dawnservice #lestweforget http://t.co/WcXWvO5fz8

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Huge turnout at the Canberra ANZAC Day Dawn Service at the Australian War Memorial

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In thousands, hundreds packed Anzac Square for the dawn service there.

#Anzac Square in Brisbane overflowing for the dawn service #ABCAnzac

Thousands of people attend a moving dawn service in Brisbane's Anzac Square. http://t.co/qFsMbqSQpA

It's a full house at the dawn service in Brisbane's Anzac Square #AnzacDay #AnzacABC

Thousands gathered at Anzac Square @couriermail

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Projections commemorating the Anzac centenary have also been displayed on the Harbour Bridge in Sydney.

We leave you tonight with a soldier standing guard by the Sydney Harbour Bridge ahead of #AnzacDay. #AnzacLive

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A stunning Sydney sunrise.

Dawn in Sydney. Lest We Forget #Anzac100 #AnzacDay

A stunning #AnzacDay sunrise, captured from the top of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. #9News

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"At the going down of the sun, we will remember them" #AnzacDay #Anzac100 #LestWeForget #Today9

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The choir sing "Abide With Me" #Anzac100 #AnzacDay

A very large crowd has gathered here at the Cenotaph in Martin Place, Sydney #lestweforget

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Tens of thousands stand in silence for The Last Post in Sydney.

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Google's memorial is on point.

.@googledownunder's #AnzacDay Centenary Google Doodle is gorgeous

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"The Cenotaph is probably the most hallowed sight in the city". #Anzac100 #AnzacDay

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Tens of thousands packed Martin Place in Sydney.

Stunning projections above Sydney's Cenotaph for #AnzacDay Dawn Service #Anzac100

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Sydney's Dawn Service kicked off at 04:00 a.m.

Proceedings underway at Sydney's Dawn Service as thousands look on. #Anzac100 #AnzacDay

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