April 24 Commemorations

On Saturday, 24 April a wreath-laying ceremony took place before the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Martin Place, Sydney where a requiem service was held by the Reverend Fathers of the Church of Holy Resurrection. Church councillors and community members attended the service to pay their respect to the souls of the martyrs of the Armenian Genocide of 1915 and fallen soldiers of ANZAC.

On Sunday, 25 April the Divine Liturgy and requiem service was held afore the altar of the Armenian Genocide Memorial Monument in the Armenian Section of Macquarie Park Cemetery where the faithful gathered for a special Sunday service in remembrance of the 1.5 million sacrificed lives and those displaced as a result of the annihilation plan.

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