WATTLE Range residents paused on Sunday – at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month – to commemorate the guns falling silent to end World War I a century ago.
Millicent RSL president Chris Mathias addressed a crowd of over 100 people who gathered in Millicent at the Cross of Sacrifice on a clear and calm spring morning.
“November 11, 1918, France and Belgium, 11am,” he said.
“100 years ago today, the Great War ended.
“For the first time in four years, the guns are silent.