Armistice milestone commemorated at Penola

MEMORIAL: Penola Primary School students Lucy and Ava lay a wreath on behalf of their school.

PENOLA War Memorial Park was still and quiet at 11am on Sunday as the Penola and Coonawarra community fell silent in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.

Coonawarra and Penola RSL president Peter DeGaris directed the morning service with a minute’s silence followed by the laying of wreaths before Penola High School student Jessie Martin recited In Flander’s Fields.

The combined schools choir featuring students from Mary MacKillop Memorial School and


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